Breaking news! District Judge Larry Hendricks in Topeka Kansas will hold on October 3, 1:30 PM an emergency hearing on my challenge to Obama
Posted on | September 20, 2012 | 91 Comments
Title: Division Six
The Kansas Commission on Judicial Performance recommends that Judge Larry D. Hendricks BE RETAINED.
Judge Hendricks was appointed as District Judge in the 3rd Judicial District in 2006. Judge Hendricks primarily handles civil and domestic cases and his administrative duties include service on a number of court committees. A graduate of Kansas State University, University of Northern Colorado and Washburn University School of Law, Judge Hendricks was engaged in the private practice of law for 24 years, including serving as a City Attorney for the cities of Auburn, Alma, LeCompton and Perry, Kansas, before being appointed to the bench.
Judge Hendricks has been appointed to serve on the Committee to Review and Revise Shawnee County Family Law Guidelines and to chair the Committee to Review Shawnee County Juvenile Court Procedures & Practices. He is a past president and current member of the CASA Board. In addition, he has served on the Safe Visit Board, Topeka High School Site Council, and the Sunflower Soccer Association Board and coached several youth sports.
As his greatest strengths, Judge Hendricks notes his sound legal knowledge, work ethic, preparedness and timeliness, as well as his ability to listen to and treat all participants equally. He recognizes that, as a new judge, he needs to address time management differently. His professional goals are to better manage his time, improve his explanation of decisions, and strive to treat all parties fairly and impartially.
The Commission received survey responses from 35 attorneys and 36 non-attorneys. Survey results showed that 88% of attorneys and 87% of non-attorneys recommended that Judge Hendricks be retained in office. Judge Hendricks received an overall average score from attorneys of 3.62 on a 4.0 scale and an overall average score from non-attorneys of 3.39. Judge Hendricks’ scores exceed the required minimum average grade of 2.0 from each category of respondents. The Commission recommends that he BE RETAINED.
Judge Larry D. Hendricks was appointed to the bench in 2006. He was a member of the US Air Force for 8 years and practiced law for 25 years. Degrees include a Bachelor’s from K-State, a Master’s from UNC at Greeley and a law degree from Washburn. The judge is married and has two adult sons, one a lawyer and the other a filmmaker. He enjoys boating, his grandson, snow skiing and reading when time allows.