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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

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Municipal Court Judge


Kansas state law prohibits any judge to speak to defendants outside of the courtroom; therefore, all correspondence will be directed to the Court office.


Honorable N.M. Iverson, Jr.
Municipal Court Judge
Honorable N.M. Iverson, Jr. was appointed Municipal Court Judge in January 1990 by then City Manager Curtis Freeland.

Judge Iverson grew up in Arkansas City, graduating from Arkansas High School in 1964 and Southwestern College in 1968.  After graduating from Washburn University School of Law in 1972, Judge Iverson entered private practice of law in the family practice of Iverson & Iverson PA. 

Judge Iverson has served on numerous Kansas attorney boards, including the Kansas Ethics Advisory Committee, for over ten years.

Judge Iverson heads up the Municipal Court team that includes Larry R. Schwartz, City Attorney, and Lesley Shook, City Clerk.

Judge Iverson affirms that his goal is to treat all individuals in a fair and consistent manner, regardless of race, sex, origin, or their financial abilities.