2 August 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – On June 19, 2017, the Sixteenth Circuit Judicial Commission interviewed 22 applicants and selected a panel of three nominees for the circuit judge vacancy in Division 11 of the Jackson County circuit court, created by the appointment of Judge W. Brent Powell to the Supreme Court of Missouri. Governor Eric Greitens has 60 days from June 19 to appoint one of the nominees as circuit judge for Division 11.
The commission will meet at 10 a.m. August 23, 2017, at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, at 1300 Oak Street in Kansas City, Missouri, to select a panel of three nominees for the circuit judge vacancy in Division 15, created by the retirement of Judge Robert M. Schieber. The commission will not reinterview the applicants but will fill the panel of the three nominees from the 21 remaining applicants after Governor Greitens’ appointment of the next judge of Division 11.
The commission is chaired by Chief Judge Mark D. Pfeiffer of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, and is composed of attorneys Teresa Woody and Michael Williams, and lay members William Gautreaux and Damon Daniel.
Contact: Susan Sonnenberg, clerk of court
Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District