About Sylvia B. Penner

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Articles written by Sylvia B. Penner

Sylvia B. Penner on cold cases, comfort food and a crucial encounter

The lawyer I most admire is … my dad. He practiced law from 1977 to 1995, when he joined the bench. He retired from the 18th Judicial District Court in 2015. If I weren’t a lawyer, I’d be … investigating cold cases, working at a nonprofit, or hosting a cooking and travel show on PBS. When I win a case, I celebrate by … having dinner with my paralegals to decompress and celebrate the fruits of our hard work. The SCOTUS justice I’d like to meet is … RBG. I realize this is no longer …

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The Wichita attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Best city sports moment  -  A tie: Wichita State University’s advancement to the Final Four in 2013, and Nico Hernandez winning the bronze medal in boxing at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016.   Worst city sports moment  -  October 2, 1970. The day the plane carrying Wichita State football players and coaches crashed. Thirty-one lives were lost, including 14 players.   Go-to arts venue  -  Orpheum Theatre. It hosts concerts, films, musicals, comedians and more. It’s rich with …

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