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Senior Judge Monti L. Belot

Phone:
316-315-4340
Fax:
316-315-4341
Courtroom:
161
Location:
Wichita, KS
Honorable Monti L. Belot
Senior Judge
United States District Court
401 North Market, Suite 111
Wichita, KS 67202

Bio

Years of Service: 1991- Present
Appointed By: George H.W. Bush

In 1991 President Bush appointed Monti L. Belot to fill a new Kansas judgeship created by the Judicial Improvement Act.  Judge Belot received both his undergraduate and juris doctor degrees from the University of Kansas. After graduating from law school in 1968, he served as an officer in Judge Advocate Generals (JAG) Corps of the U.S. Naval Reserve.  He next clerked for then Chief Judge Wesley Brown and then served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.  Judge Belot was in private practice for fifteen years prior to his appointment.  He assumed senior status in March 2008, and continues to sit on the federal bench in Wichita.

Staff
Judicial Assistant
Sue Whiteside
316-315-4345


Court Reporter
Cindy Schwemmer
316-315-4354


Law Clerks
Michael Lahey
316-315-4287

Rachael Silva
316-315-4347

Courtroom Technology
Electronic evidence system including: a document camera, DVD/VCR combo, laptop video input from attorney tables and lectern; annotation capabilities from the lectern and witness stand; audio input available for laptop and other sources from the lectern and attorney tables; multi-channel IR headsets that facilitate assisted listening and interpreters of foreign languages; Two 50" plasma TVs in front of the jury box and 19” monitors at each table for evidence viewing.
MDL Cases

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