Jim D. Garner Edit Profile
Associate of Arts with honors, Coffeyville Community College, 1983. Bachelor in History with distinction, University Kansas, 1985. Juris Doctor, University Kansas, 1988.
Judicial clerk for Dale E. Saffels, United States District Judge, Kansas, 1988-1990;
attorney, Hall, Levy, Lively, DeVore, Belot and Bell, Coffeyville, 1990-1992;
private practice, Coffeyville, since 1992;
member, Kansas House of Representatives, since 1991. Minority leader Kansas House of Representatives. Member assembly on federal issues National Conference ofState Legislatures.
Member Program for Emerging Political Leaders, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, 1994, Bowhay Institute for Legislation Leadership Development, Council of State Govts., University of Wisconsin, 1995.
Active community co-chair, City of Coffeyville's Youth Focus Task Force, 1998. Advisory committee Youth and Business Training Program. Board directors Hospice Care Inc., Coffeyville, 1993-1997, Pioneer chapter American Red Cross, 1998—2003.
Member leadership Coffeyville Class of 1995. Member board governors University Kansas Law School, 2000-2002. Member Kansas Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Lions, Rotary, Kansas Postsecondary Technology Education Authority, Kansas Works State Workforce Board.