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Judge Nancy L. Moritz

Born 1960 in Beloit, KS

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Deanell Reece Tacha. Confirmed by the Senate on May 5, 2014, and received commission on July 29, 2014.


Washburn University, B.B.A., 1982
Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1985

Professional Career

Research attorney, Hon. Harold S. Herd, Kansas Supreme Court, 1985-1987
Law clerk, Hon. Patrick F. Kelly, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1987-1989
Private practice, Overland Park, Kansas, 1989-1990, 1994-1995
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1991-1993
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Kansas, 1995-2004; appellate coordinator, 2000-2004
Judge, Kansas Court of Appeals, 2004-2011
Justice, Kansas Supreme Court, 2011-2014

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