22nd circuit commission releases demographic, interviewee, meeting information for Heagney circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis

13 September 2017
ST. LOUIS – Pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 10.28(d), the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission releases the following information relating to applicants for the circuit court judge created by the retirement of Judge Philip D. Heagney: 31 applicants, 17 women, 14 men, nine minorities, 22 non-minorities, 20 presently employed in the private sector and 11 presently employed in the public sector. The applicants' mean age is 46.

Also pursuant to Rule 10.28(d), the commission announces it will interview all 31 applicants:


Deborah M. Bird

Timothy J. Boyer

Michael A. Brockland

David A. Bruns

Steven J. Capizzi

Mary Pat Carl

Suzette Carlisle

Francisco J. Carretero

Nicole Colbert-Botchway

Michael J. Colona

Madeline O. Connolly

Matthew J. Devoti

Katherine M. Fowler

Micah D. Hall

Bridget L. Halquist

Heather J. Hays

Craig K. Higgins

Heather Highland

Jessica W. Kennedy

Annette Llewellyn

Jennifer Matthew

Susan W. McGraugh

Matthew C. Melton

Patrick L. Mickey

Patrick J. Monahan

Deborah L. Price

Calea Stovall-Reid

Larry D. Thomason, Jr.

Michael L. Walton

Lisl E. Williams

Clinton R. Wright




The commission will meet beginning at 8:30 a.m. September 27, 2017, at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, located at 815 Olive, 3rd floor, St. Louis, Missouri, to conduct public interviews to select three nominees from this applicant pool for the governor’s consideration. The public is invited to attend and observe the interviews.

The members of the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission are: James M. Dowd, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District; Bryan J. Sanger, Rita Burlison, Andre' Harris, and Thomas Neill.


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