Crabtree confirmed for federal judge position

Dan Crabtree

Today the U.S. Senate confirmed Daniel Crabtree of Kansas City, Kan., to serve as a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

“Providing advice and consent of Presidential nominees is one of the most important roles of the United States Senate and a responsibility I take seriously,” Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., said. “Mr. Crabtree’s integrity and extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts made for a smooth confirmation process and give me great confidence he will serve as an outstanding federal judge.”

Daniel Crabtree was reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee without opposition and was rated unanimously well-qualified by the American Bar Association. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law. His bachelor’s degree is from Ottawa University. He was a partner in the law firm of Stinson Morrison Hecker.

After today’s confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Crabtree will join the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas with a lifetime appointment. The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas is a federal trial court that processes civil and criminal cases that come under federal jurisdiction. The District of Kansas covers the entire state of Kansas.

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