Division 5 - Judge Kimberly Shaw
Judge Shaw was elected to the court in 2014. Division V handles traffic and city court dockets, general civil and criminal dockets, and Mental Health Court. Judge Shaw is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia, School of Law, with an undergraduate degree in business administration from Columbia College.
Prior to election to the court Judge Shaw worked in the trial division of the Public Defender's offices in Boone and Cape Girardeau counties, the Public Defender Capital Division, and worked in private practice.
Judge Shaw is married to Charles "Chuck" Brown and they have a blended family of four children. She enjoys traveling, ATVing, fishing and scuba diving.