July 22, 2019

Hon. Nancy Moritz Sworn In as Judge on 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals announced the appointment of Hon. Nancy L. Moritz to the bench. President Obama nominated Judge Moritz in August 2013. She was confirmed by the Senate on May 5, 2014, and was administered the oath of office on July 30 by Judge Eric Melgren of the District of Kansas. Judge Moritz’s temporary chambers will be in Lawrence, Kansas.

Judge Moritz has a distinguished career on the bench. She was on the Kansas Court of Appeals from 2004 through 2010, and was appointed to the Kansas Supreme Court in 2011. Prior to working on Kansas’ appellate courts, she was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas, and was an attorney in private practice prior to that. She attended Washburn University and Washburn University Law School in Topeka, Kansas.


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