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Marten, John Thomas

Born 1951 in Topeka, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 18, 1995, to a seat vacated by Patrick F. Kelly. Confirmed by the Senate on January 2, 1996, and received commission on January 4, 1996. Served as chief judge, 2014-2017. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2017.

Washburn University, B.A., 1973
Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Tom C. Clark, Supreme Court of the United States, 1976-1977
Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1977-1980
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1980-1981
Private practice, McPherson, Kansas, 1981-1996