Reception for Judge Jean Shepherd
- Categories: Community
- Event posted: Jan. 6, 2011
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Maceli's, 1031 New Hampshire, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
A reception to honor Douglas County District Judge Jean F. Shepherd, who is retiring effective Jan. 10. A brief presentation will be made at 3:30 p.m., open to public, Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. Judge Shepherd, 64, joined the bench at the Douglas County District Court (the Kansas Seventh Judicial District) on June 1, 1984, the first female district judge in Douglas County. She has been widely recognized as an expert in family law and juvenile law, particularly in child in need of care cases, and most of her career on the bench has focused on these areas.