Governor Sam Brownback Makes Judicial Appointment to the 8th District Court

By Office of the Governor
February 19, 2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the appointment of Ryan W. Rosauer of Junction City as a District Judge for the Kansas 8th District Court. Rosauer fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge David R. Platt.

“I am pleased to appoint Ryan Rosauer to the 8th District,” said Governor Brownback. “His wealth of experience in both military service and private practice qualify him to serve well the people of Kansas.”

Rosauer currently practices law with Weary Davis, L.C., and is also senior defense counsel with the 22nd Legal Operations Detachment of the U.S. Army Reserve. He is a graduate of Creighton University, and received his law degree from the University of Iowa Law School.

The state’s 105 counties are organized into 31 Judicial Districts.  The district courts serve as the trial courts for the state, overseeing all civil and criminal cases. The 8th District Court includes Dickinson, Geary, Marion, and Morris counties