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Recalled Magistrate Judge Gerald L. Rushfelt

Phone:
913-735-2270
Fax:
913-735-2261
Courtroom:
643
Location:
Kansas City, KS
Honorable Gerald L. Rushfelt
Recalled Magistrate Judge
United States District Court
500 State Avenue, Suite 628
Kansas City, KS 66101

Bio

Years of Service: 1985-1999
Recalled Service: 1999-Present

As a native of Kansas City, Kansas, Gerald Rushfelt attended its public schools and graduated in 1947 from Wyandotte High School. He attended Graceland College and the University of Kansas, from which he received his undergraduate and law degrees. From 1953 through 1955, he served with the U.S. Army in Germany. He engaged in the general practice of law with the firm of Sullivant & Smith and its successor firms in Wyandotte and Johnson Counties from 1958 to 1985. He was senior partner from 1977 until his appointment as U. S. Magistrate Judge in 1985. Judge Rushfelt has served as president of the Johnson County Bar Association and of the Earl E. O’Connor American Inn of Court. He has also served as critique instructor in trial practice at the University of Kansas School of Law and as faculty member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and the Institutes of the Kansas Bar Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the American Bar Foundation.

Staff
Courtroom Deputy
Yolanda Holman
913-735-2270


Law Clerks
Gloria Clement
913-735-2270

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