Prosecutor who lives in Prairie Village named new Johnson County magistrate judge


Jenifer Ashford, a Prairie Village resident who current serves as prosecutor for the cities of Shawnee and Lake Quivira, has been named to fill a 10th judicial district magistrate judge opening.

Ashford will replace the retiring Michael H. Farley, who will leave the position this month. Farley had served as a magistrate judge for the 10th judicial district, which encompasses all of Johnson County, since 1999.