The commission encourages qualified individuals to apply for judicial office. Qualifications for associate circuit judges may be found in article V, section 21 of the Missouri Constitution.
Application forms may be picked up in the clerk’s office at the Missouri Court of Appeals in the Old Post Office, 815 Olive Street, Room 304, St. Louis, Missouri. Applications are also available here:
Applicants who have previously applied for the circuit judge vacancy created by Judge Robert S. Cohen’s retirement may send a letter requesting their previous application be transferred be transferred to the current opening.
Applications and/or the letter must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. August 18, 2016. In accordance with Rules 10.28 and 10.29, candidate interviews will be conducted publicly.
will meet to interview and select the nominees to be submitted to the governor on
September 8-9, 2016, at the St. Louis County Court Building, Room S15, 105 South
Central, Clayton, Missouri.
members of the Twenty-First Circuit Judicial Commission are: Christy Bertelson,
Rev. Anthony Witherspoon, Matthew Rossiter, Jeffrey Sigmund, and Philip M. Hess,
chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.
Contact: Laura Roy, clerk
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District