Daniel L. Love, chief district judge for the 16th judicial district, Dodge
City, will be the speaker for the 39th annual graduation at Seward County
Community College/Area Technical School, 10 a.m., Saturday, May 8 in the
Love attended Seward County Community College/Area Technical School when it
first opened in 1969. He was a presidential scholar and was a member of the
Saints Basketball Team under Coach Virgil Akins.
Love was born in Dodge City and graduated form Montezuma High School. He
received his bachelor¹s degree in 1973 from Kansas State University and his
law degree from Washburn University in 1976.
He is past president of the Kansas County and District Attorneys
Association, Kansas District Judges Executive Committees and the Ford-Gray
County Bar Association. He is on the board of Governors for the Kansas Bar
He received the Kansas Attorney General¹s Crime Victim Service Award in 1999
and the Southwest Kansas Bar Association Distinguished Service Award in
2008. He served as Court of Appeals Judge for five sessions and on the
Kansas Supreme Court for one session.
He is Past President of Dodge City Rotary Club, on the board of directors
for the Boot Hill Museum and Dodge City Public Library and a director for
Dodge City Round-Up.