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      Marc Bennett

      Marc Bennett
      District Attorney

      p. 316.660-3600
      toll free. 800.432.6878

      535 N. Main
      Wichita, KS 67203

District Attorney


For Immediate Release, July 17, 2015

 WICHITA, KAN. – Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett was notified by the American Bar Association this week that Deputy District Attorney Ron Paschal has been appointed Co-Chair of the Criminal Justice Section Ethics, Gideon & Professionalism Committee.  This Committee of the American Bar Association is a nationwide committee that reviews the relevant rules of professional conduct and makes recommendations for policy changes in addition to providing practical education.

Mr. Paschal brings over two decades of practical trial experience to the Committee. Ron has been a long-time member of the Wichita Bar Association Grievance and Ethics Committee and currently chairs the statewide Prosecutors Grievance and Ethics Committee. He has taught Trial Advocacy and Professionalism at the local, state and national level for many years. Mr. Paschal has a long history of community service, having served on the Supreme Court Task Force on Permanency Planning since 2004 and as a past president of the Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County.

Mr. Paschal is excited to have the opportunity to co-chair this committee.  It will provide a great opportunity to maintain and enhance the high level of integrity of our profession and to assist citizens of our community who access the criminal justice system.


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Marc Bennett worked in the Sedgwick County District Attorney's office for 15 years before being elected to serve in this position.

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Specialized prosecution units were established in the traditional prosecution office that not only participate in trial of offenders, but that are also intricately involved in victim assistance, crime prevention and intervention issues.

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