Kansas Judicial Council

Effective March 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm:
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Judicial Council offices are closed; however, if you need assistance, email judicial.council@ks.gov. A staff member will respond as soon as possible.

The Judicial Council works to improve the administration of justice in Kansas by continuously studying the judicial system and related areas of law, by recommending changes when they are appropriate, and by preparing publications which further this mission. The Council has ten members, eight are appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court as follows: one member of the Supreme Court, one member of the Court of Appeals, two district court judges, and four practicing attorneys. The Chairs of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees are also members.

The Judicial Council or Judicial Council staff do not provide advice about specific cases. The Council or staff cannot provide advice about which form to use or how to fill out a form. If you need advice, please check out the information on our Resources page.