Last Updated April 25, 2016

Division 2 - Judge Jeff Harris

Judge Harris was appointed to the 13th Circuit in April 2016 by Governor Jay Nixon. Division II handles general civil and criminal dockets. Judge Harris is a graduate of Cornell Law School where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Cornell Law Review. Judge Harris received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude. He also completed the Senior Executive Program at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.

Prior to his appointment to the court Judge Harris served as the Policy Director for Governor Nixon. He was previously a Missouri Assistant Attorney General and worked in private practice. Judge Harris was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives from 2003-2009, and served as both House Minority Leader and House Minority Whip.

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