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Hipp Announces Run for District Judge

Carey HippCarey Hipp has announced her intention to run for District Judge in the 20th Judicial District. The district includes Barton, Ellsworth, Rice, Russell and Stafford Counties.

Hipp will be running for one of three district judge positions, which must be filled by an attorney who resides outside of Barton County.

Hipp attended Goodland High School and holds degrees from Fort Hays State University and Oklahoma University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude at both universities.

Hipp is a partner at Sherman, Hoffman and Hipp, LC and has been with the Ellsworth firm for 18 years. She is currently the Barton County Counselor and City Attorney/Prosecutor for Ellsworth, Kanopolis and Holyrood. She has a variety of experience in general practice law and has been a licensed real estate title insurer for six years.

She is married to Scott Hipp, who was raised on his family's farm outside of Odin. They have three children, Elizabeth, Benjamin and Andrew.

The filing deadline for the 2018 August Primary and November General Elections is June 1.

(Information and photo courtesy Carey Hipp.)

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