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QCommission on Jf umnal cmuaIifications


KANSAS JUDICIAL CENTER
301 SWTE THAvE., ROOM 115
TOPEKA, KANSAS 66612
785-296-2913
judicialqual@kscourts.org

January 11,2019
MEMBERS OF
PANELB
Matthew Schwob
1822 JF Kennedy
CHAIR:
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
Nicholas M. St. Peter
Judge Member
Re: Your complaint against Senior Judge Robert W. Fairchild
VICE-CHAIR:
Diane H. Sorensen Dear Mr. Schwob:
Lawyer Member
The Commission on Judicial Qualifications considers and investigates
Bradley E. Ambrosier
Judge Member complaints of alleged unethical conduct of state court judges under the Code of Judicial
Conduct. The powers of the Commission are not the same as those of an appellate
Allen G. Glendenning court. The Commission has no jurisdiction to consider legal issues or matters which
Lawyer Member involve the judicial discretion of a judge in deciding a case. Those decisions must be
appealed to a higher court if errors are thought to have occurred.
LaITYD. Hendricks
Judge Member
The above-captioned complaint will, however, be referred to the Commission
Rosemary Kolich, S.c.L. and will be placed on the Commission's March 1,2019, meeting agenda for review of
Non-Lawyer Member any potential ethical violations.
Susan Lynn
Non-Lawyer Member The Disciplinary Administrator's Office reviews complaints against
attorneys. If you wish to file a complaint against an attorney, you will need to contact
their office. Enclosed is a brochure regarding complaints about lawyer services.
SECRETARY:
Douglas T. Shima
Your request for Panel B's recusal will be addressed by the panel at the March
1st meeting.

Cordially,

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Secretary

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