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Judge Linda S. Trigg

Judge TriggName:  Linda S. Trigg

Date of Birth:  March 20, 1949

Place of Birth:  Syracuse, Kansas

When Appointed:  August 1999

By Whom Appointed:  Nominating Commision, Tenth Judicial
District

City of Residence:  Olathe

Education:

  • B.S., 1971, Kansas State University
  • M.S., 1973, Kansas State University
  • J.D., 1976, University of Kansas

Career History:

  • Private law practice, law office of Thomas Oglevie, Goodland, Kansas, 1976 to 1979
  • Private law practice and City Attorney, Goodland, Kansas, 1979 to 1981
  • Assistant Finney County Attorney, Garden City, Kansas, 1981 to 1984
  • Seward County Attorney (part-time position), Liberal, Kansas, 1984 to 1988
  • Private practice of law, Trigg & Grimes, Liberal, Kansas, 1984 to 1990
  • Private practice of law, Liberal, Kansas, 1990 to June 1996
  • Private practice of law, Olathe, Kansas, June 1996 to January 1998
  • District Magistrate Judge (grant position), Johnson County (domestic violence division), January 1998 to August 1999
  • District Magistrate Judge, Div M2, August 1999 to present

Civic and Professional Activities:

  • Kansas Bar Association (President, 1994; President-elect, 1993; Vice President, 1992; Secretary-Treasurer, 1991; Member, Board of Governors, 1989-1996; KBA Rep. to IOLTA, 1990-1992)
  • Kansas Legal Services Corporation (KLSC) Director, 1992-1997
  • American Bar Association (member since 1976)
  • Kansas Bar Foundation (Trustee, 1993 and 1995-present)
  • Seward-Haskell County Bar Association, 1984-1996
  • Finney County Bar Association, 1981-1984
  • Sherman County Bar Association, 1976-1981
  • Liberal City Commissioner, 1991-1993
  • Kansas County and District Attorneys Association (President, 1987-88; Member, 1981-1988)
  • VFW Auxiliary
  • Johnson County Bar Association