21st Judicial District Judge Kendra Lewison Appointed to Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution

21st Judicial District Judge Kendra Lewison Appointed to Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution

The Kansas Supreme Court has appointed District Judge Kendra Lewison of the 21st Judicial District to the Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution.

The Dispute Resolution Act established dispute resolution as a means to resolve issues by means other than litigation, using an impartial third party to help the two sides reach a settlement.

Judge Lewison practiced law for 24 years prior to her appointment as District Judge in 2019.   She is a 1992 graduate of Kansas State University and a 1995 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law.  She practiced in the Kansas City area until 2009 when she moved back to Manhattan, and was working as an Assistant Riley County Attorney from 2010 until her appointment to the bench.  She has served on the boards of several community organizations.  Judge Lewison is married and has two children.

Council members are knowledgeable and trained in dispute resolution.  The council advises the Supreme Court and its director of dispute resolution.

Judge Lewison will serve from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2024.