Among 134 new attorneys who will be sworn in Sept. 26 in Topeka are five from Wyandotte County.
The new attorneys from Wyandotte County include William Nicholas Jenkins, from Edwardsville; Edward James Bain, Rebecca Marie Howlett, Whitney Kaye Novak, and Danielle Marie Uzelac, from Kansas City, Kan.
The new attorneys passed the Kansas Bar Examination in July.
The swearing-in ceremony will be Friday morning, Sept. 26, at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.
Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss will preside over the ceremony and Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius will represent the U.S. District Court. Heather Smith, clerk of the Kansas Supreme Court, will administer the state oath, and Tim O’Brien, clerk of the U.S. District Court, will administer the federal oath.
Terry Mann, chairman of the Kansas Board of Law Examiners, will read the roll of the 134 new attorneys.
The Kansas Bar Association will hold a welcome reception Friday, Sept. 26, to honor new admittees to the Kansas Bar. The reception will immediately follow the swearing-in ceremony, at the Topeka Performing Arts Center at 214 S.E. 8th Ave. in Topeka. KBA President Jerry Green, of Hutchison, will present the newly admitted attorneys with a complimentary, one-year membership to the KBA.