TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has appointed David W. Hauber as a district court judge in Johnson County.
No date has been set for him to replace Judge Janice Russell, who retired from the bench. Hauber has been in private practice in the Kansas City area.
Sebelius said she picked the 54-year-old Hauber because of his experience in practicing law, working for both plaintiffs and defendants over the years.
The term runs until November, 2010 and his name will appear on the ballot for retention by Johnson County voters.
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