TOPEKA — Laura Elizabeth Riggs Johnson, of Winfield, is among 85 successful applicants to the July 2019 Kansas bar examination, who will be sworn in as Kansas attorneys at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Friday.

The new attorneys will take their oaths of office in the Kansas Supreme Court courtroom at the Kansas Judicial Center, 301 SW 10th Ave., in Topeka.

Chief Justice Lawton Nuss will preside over the Supreme Court, and Senior Judge John Lungstrum of the U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, will represent the federal court. Justice Dan Biles will give remarks.

Douglas Shima, clerk of the Kansas appellate courts, will administer the state oath, and Sharon Scheurer, courtroom deputy from the federal court, will administer the federal oath.

Donald Peterson II, Wichita, chair of the Kansas Board of Law Examiners, and Carol Park, vice chair from Hays, will present the new attorneys to the court.

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