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The Honorable Robert Wonnell

2023 Judge Stephen S. Goss award recipient

The Honorable Robert Wonnell presides over the Johnson County, Kansas, AOT program, overseeing a docket of roughly 400 Care and Treatment and 40 AOT cases yearly, and works closely with the Treatment Advocacy Center to promote AOT nationwide. He has led intensive efforts to support people with behavioral health needs, including bringing together all three branches of government from across Kansas to discuss mental health treatment and crisis stabilization as chair of the first Kansas Mental Health Summit in 2022. He is also a dedicated member of the county’s Mental Health Advisory Board, judicial representative for the county Justice & Mental Health Work Team, and serves on the Kansas Supreme Court Judicial Education Advisory Committee. 

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