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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today introduced Mr. John W. Broomes of Wichita, Kan., as the Senate Judiciary Committee considered his nomination to serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

“John Broomes is a highly qualified, well-respected attorney with the mentality, the intellect and the legal mind that we should find for those that receive a lifetime appointment to the federal bench,” said Sen. Moran. “I also appreciate his Naval service – there is no group of people I hold in higher regard than those who have served our country in the military, and again, it demonstrates what kind of individual he is by that service.”

If confirmed, Mr. Broomes will serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. Mr. Broomes earned his J.D. at Washburn University School of Law, where he graduated first in his class.

Below is the biography provided by the White House at the time of Mr. Broomes’s nomination:

John Broomes is currently a Member of the Hinkle Law Firm LLC, where he practices in the firm’s Business Litigation Group with a focus on natural resources law.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Broomes served as a law clerk to both Judge Monti L. Belot and Magistrate Judge Donald W. Bostwick on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.  Before entering law school, Mr. Broomes was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Submarine Force, where his awards included the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals.  Mr. Broomes received his B.S., with high honors, from the University of Texas at Austin.  He received his J.D. from Washburn University School of Law, where he graduated first in his class with a Certificate in natural resources law.

Click here to view Sen. Moran’s full remarks in support.

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