22nd circuit commission announces nominees for Bush circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis

 
12 July 2017
 
ST. LOUIS – The Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission announced the panel of three nominees to be submitted to Governor Eric Greitens to fill the circuit judge vacancy in the city of St. Louis created by the retirement of Judge Julian Bush.

Those nominated by the commission are:

Judge Calea Stovall-Reid – Stovall-Reid graduated from Howard University in 1982 and from Washington University School of Law in 1990. She is currently an associate circuit judge in the city of St. Louis.

Judge Jason M. Sengheiser – Sengheiser graduated from Saint Louis University in 2000 and from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2003. He is currently an associate circuit judge in the city of St. Louis.

Teneil L. Kellerman – Kellerman graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in 2000 and from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2003. She is currently an attorney at Growe Eisen Karlen Eilerts. 

The commission conducted one day of public hearings and interviewed 27 applicants. The commission believes these candidates, chosen from a field of extremely qualified individuals, possess those qualities essential to the fair and efficient administration of justice. The commission is confident all of these individuals are capable of serving well and honorably if selected by the governor. Pursuant to Supreme Court of Missouri Rule 10.29, the commission reports the final votes received by each nominee were: Stovall-Reid received five votes, Sengheiser received five votes, and Kellerman received five votes.

The members of the Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission are: Judge James M. Dowd, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District; Thomas K. Neill, Rita Burlison, Bryan J. Sanger and Andre Harris.
 
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Contact: Laura Roy, clerk of court
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
(314) 539-4300