How is our democracy stronger when a
political appointment goes to a political contributor?
04-04-2002 SIX, STEPHEN 500.00 SEBELIUS, KATHLEEN
07-14-1998 SIX, STEPHEN 100.00 SEBELIUS, KATHLEEN
10-07-1997 SIX, STEPHEN 50.00 SEBELIUS, KATHLEEN
10-08-2002 SIX, STEPHEN 250.00 SEBELIUS, KATHLEEN
10-15-1998 SIX, STEPHEN 50.00 SEBELIUS, KATHLEEN
Somehow the information above
was left out of today’s press release (below).
But perhaps it’s more
“destiny” than money, since Democrat Stephen Six’s father is Republican
Fred Six, a retired Kansas Supreme Court Justice?
Does the former Supreme Court
Justice believe such political contributions should not be scrutinized when a
judicial appointment is made?
The Kansas press seems to
ignore such political money, such as it did when a Judge
ruled in Sebelius' favor but did not disclose his wife's contributions to
January 4, 2005
Sebelius appoints Steve Six to Seventh Judicial District
Kathleen Sebelius has appointed Steve Six to the Seventh Judicial District,
which includes Douglas County. This is a newly created position by statute,
based on a request from the judicial branch for an additional district judge.
is essential we have fair and objective judicial members serving the people of
Kansas,” said Governor Sebelius. “Steve’s litigation and trial
experience will be most beneficial as he takes the bench and I am confident he
will serve the people of Douglas County well.”
Lawrence, is currently a partner in the law firm, Shamberg, Johnson &
Bergman, in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in complex litigation and
trial work and has been at the firm since 1994. Between 1993 and 1994,
he served as a Judicial Clerk for The Honorable Deanell R. Tacha, United
States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, assisting in researching and
writing appellate opinions.
has been active in bar organizations including serving as a member of the
Bench-Bar Committee for the United States District Court for the District of
Kansas. He serves as a member of the Kansas Bar Association Board of
Governors, on the Bench-Bar Committee and as Chairman of the Mandatory
Malpractice Disclosure Committee. Six is also a member of the Kansas Bar
Foundation Board of Trustees.
has been active in civic organizations in Lawrence, serving as the 2004-2005
Co-Chairman of the Commuter Division of the Douglas County United Way Fund
Raising Campaign and is currently President of the West Hills Homes
Association in Lawrence.
received his undergraduate degree in 1988 from Carleton College in Northfield,
Minnesota. He graduated with his juris doctorate from the University of
Kansas School of Law, in 1993, where he was a Note and Comment Editor on the
Kansas Law Review, a member of the Order of the Coif honors society and a Rice
Foundation Scholarship recipient