22nd circuit commission seeks applicants for Burke associate circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis city

3 August 2017
ST. LOUIS – The Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission (city of St. Louis) is accepting applications for an associate circuit judge vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Theresa Counts Burke to circuit judge.
The commission encourages qualified individuals to apply for judicial office. Qualifications for 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 Room 304 of the Old Post Office, 815 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri. Applications are also available here:
Application:     in Word     in PDF
Instructions:     in Word     in PDF
Applicants who previously applied for the vacancies created by the retirement of Judge Julian L. Bush and/or Judge Edward Sweeney may send a letter requesting that their previous application be transferred for consideration in connection with this opening.

Applications (including transfer letters) must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. August 15, 2017. In accordance with the Rules 10.28 and 10.29, candidate interviews will be conducted publicly.

The commission will meet August 30, 2017, to interview all applicants for the Sweeney and Burke vacancies and will select a panel of three nominees for Judge Edward Sweeney’s circuit judge vacancy and a panel of three nominees for Judge Theresa Counts Burke’s vacancy to be submitted to the governor. Interviews will be held in the Division Courtroom of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, at 815 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri. 

The members of the Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission are: James M. Dowd, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District; Thomas K. Neill, Bryan J. Sanger, Rita L. Burlison and André Harris.

Contact: Laura Roy, clerk of court
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
(314) 539-4300