Honorable Michael F. Powers

Honorable Michael F. Powers

Chief District Court Judge

 

Appointed:
May 29, 1991 by Governor Joan Finney
 
Education:
B.S.E, 1977 Emporia State University
J.D., 1980 University of Kansas
 
Career History:
County Attorney and Partner in Bryant & Powers 1980 to 1991
District Court Judge 1991 to 1994
Chief Judge 8th Judicial District: 1994 to present
 
Family & Interests:

Judge Powers and his wife, Judy, have five adult children and 7 grandchildren. He is involved in numerous community organizations. He enjoys bicycling the country roads around Marion, following KU Athletics and the Kansas City Chiefs. He is in his 25th year as play by play announcer for local cable broadcasts of Marion High School football games.