The Reno County District Attorney’s office announced the appointment of Andrew Davidson to the Deputy District Attorney position.
Davidson grew up in Hutchinson and graduated from Buhler High School in 1997. He earned a degree in U.S. History from the University of Kansas in 2001 and his law degree from Washburn University in 2004.
After law school, Davidson was an associate for the law firm of Tenopir and Huerter in Topeka, practicing criminal, domestic, and family law, and other areas of general legal practice. In 2009 he became an Assistant County Attorney in McPherson County, prosecuting juvenile and child in need of care cases, traffic and driving under the influence cases, drug crimes, and other crimes against persons.
He also served on the McPherson & Harvey County Community Corrections Advisory Board.
In February 2011, Davidson joined the Reno County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney. He was responsible for traffic and DUI cases, misdemeanors, and property felonies. In 2015 he began prosecuting financial crimes and drug felonies. In 2018, Davidson was promoted to Senior Assistant District Attorney and assigned to prosecuting person felonies.
As Deputy District Attorney, Davidson will take on additional duties including, administering the office in the absence of the District Attorney, assisting in the training and supervision of the prosecutors within the office, and advising the District Attorney on a wide variety of issues.
Blanca Soto, of Dodge City, was appointed by Governor Laura Kelly to serve on the KANSASWORKS State Board.
The board is the vehicle the Governor uses to convene State, regional, and local workforce system partners and stakeholders to enhance efficiencies and outcomes of multiple federal and state-funded workforce programs through alignment in a single state workforce system.
It also works to promote economic growth by engaging public and private partners and stakeholders in the development and implementation of strategies that address the needs of business and individual citizens and to enhance the overall capacity of existing resources by connecting services under a comprehensive workforce system.