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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Kansas|
|Appointed by:||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by:||Patrick Kelly|
|Undergraduate:||Washburn U., B.A., 1973|
|Law School:||Washburn U. Law, J.D., 1976|
John Thomas Marten is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. He joined the court in 1996 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Prior to appointment, Marten was a private practice attorney in Kansas. On April 22,2014, Marten became the chief judge of the court.
Early life and education
Marten started out his legal career as a law clerk to former United States Supreme Court Justice Tom Clark from 1976 to 1977. Marten spent the remainder of his pre-judicial career in private practice in the State of Nebraska from 1977 to 1980, in Minnesota from 1980 to 1981, and in Kansas from 1981 to 1996.
District of Kansas
Marten was nominated by President Bill Clinton on October 18, 1995, to a judgeship vacated by Patrick Kelly as Kelly went on senior status. Marten was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 2, 1996, and received commission on January 4, 1996. He became the chief judge of the court on April 22, 2014, after Kathryn Vratil assumed senior status.
- Federal Judicial Center, "John Marten Profile," accessed April 22, 2014
- United States District Court for the District of Kansas, "Our Judges," accessed April 22, 2014
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Kansas
|Magistrate judges||David Waxse • Gary Sebelius • Gerald Rushfelt • James O'Hara • Donald Bostwick • Karen Humphreys • Kenneth Gale •|
|Former Article III judges||
Wesley Brown • Mark W. Delahay • Archibald Williams • Cassius Gaius Foster • William Cather Hook • John Calvin Pollock • George Thomas McDermott • Richard Joseph Hopkins • Guy Helvering • Delmas Hill • Patrick Kelly • Arthur Mellott • Earl O'Connor • Dale Saffels • Arthur Stanley • Henry Templar • Frank Theis • George VanBebber •
|Former Chief judges|