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Sen. Moran Applauds Senate Confirmation of Kansan Holly Teeter as United States District Court Judge for the District of Kansas
Aug 01 2018
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today released the following statement after the Senate unanimously confirmed Kansan Holly Teeter as United States District Court Judge for the District of Kansas:
“Holly Teeter is an exceptionally bright legal mind that will serve Kansans well,” said Sen. Moran. “Mrs. Teeter is the right choice for this important job and I’m pleased the Senate agreed unanimously to confirm her to the bench.”
Teeter, a University of Kansas School of Law graduate, will join the United States District Court for the District of Kansas with a lifetime appointment. The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas processes civil and criminal cases that come under federal jurisdiction. The District of Kansas covers the full state of Kansas.
Item to Note:
- Sen. Moran introduced Mrs. Teeter last October in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee as the committee considered her nomination.
Biography provided by the White House at the time of Mrs. Teeter’s nomination:
Mrs. Teeter is currently an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Earlier in her career, Mrs. Teeter practiced patent law at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP, and was a patent law clerk at Los Alamos National Security, LLC. She served as a law clerk to Judge Brian C. Wimes of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and to Judge Carlos Murguia of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. Mrs. Teeter received her B.S. with highest distinction from the University of Kansas School of Engineering, and her J.D. from the University of Kansas, where she was a member of the Kansas Law Review and graduated first in her class. She also holds a Diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Oxford.
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