John Broomes to be Federal District Court Judge for Kansas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) applauded the nomination of John W. Broomes of Wichita to serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

“Mr. Broomes has an impressive record that makes him uniquely qualified to fill this judgeship,” said Sen. Moran. “He has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the law throughout his career in Wichita serving under a federal district court judge and in private practice. In addition, he has served our nation as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Submarine Force, where he earned the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. I urge the Senate Judiciary Committee to swiftly act on his nomination so the full Senate can quickly confirm Mr. Broomes.”

Mr. Broomes earned his J.D. at Washburn University School of Law, where he graduated first in his class.

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If confirmed, John W. Broomes of Kansas will serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. John Broomes is currently a Member of the Hinkle Law Firm LLC, where he practices in the firm’s Business Litigation Group with a focus on natural resources law. Earlier in his career, Mr. Broomes served as a law clerk to both Judge Monti L. Belot and Magistrate Judge Donald W. Bostwick on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. Before entering law school, Mr. Broomes was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Submarine Force, where his awards included the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. Mr. Broomes received his B.S., with high honors, from the University of Texas at Austin. He received his J.D. from Washburn University School of Law, where he graduated first in his class with a Certificate in natural resources law.