Greene, Judicial Circuit 31

Greene County Circuit Court
Judicial Court Facility
1010 North Boonville
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 868-4074

Division of the Circuit Court
:

Division 1  - Circuit Judge Michael Cordonnier

Division 2  - Circuit Judge David Jones

Division 3  - Circuit Judge J. Dan Conklin

Division 4  - Circuit Judge Thomas E. Mountjoy

Division 5  - Circuit Judge Calvin Holden

Division 21 - Associate Circuit Judge Dan Imhof

Division 22 - Associate Circuit Judge Jason Brown

Division 23 - Associate Circuit Judge Mark E. Fitzsimmons

Division 24 - Associate Circuit Judge Mark Powell

Division 25 – Judicial Paring Plan – Visiting Judges

Division 26 –Associate Circuit Judge – Judge Ron Carrier

Family Court Division 1 – Commissioner Sue Chrisman

Family Court Division 2 – Commissioner Scott Tinsley

Family Court Division 3 – Commissioner Jeff Marquardt

Family Court Division 4 – Commissioner John Lukachick

Probate Division – Commissioner Carol Aiken

Treatment Court – Commissioner Peggy Davis


General Information:

 

Court Administrator

Jerry Moyer

(417) 868-4899

 

Circuit Clerk

Steve Helms

(417) 868-4074

website: www.greenecountycourts.org

Location: Judicial Courts Facility building, 2nd Floor,

 

Contact the circuit clerks office for information about court dates for Criminal Cases; Civil Cases; Traffic Cases; Small Claims Cases; Dissolution of Marriage (Divorces); Exparte Orders of Protection Cases. Questions regarding Child Support cases, Garnishments, requests for judges to perform marriages. Arrest Warrants - outstanding or served. Change of Name cases and information about filing pleadings by Facsimile.

 

For more information about the Greene County Circuit Clerk’s office, click here.

 

Drug Court Administrator

Marilyn Gibson

(417) 829-6159 telephone

 

Probate Court

Debby Edgar, Chief Clerk

(417) 868-4027 telephone

 

Contact the Probate Court for information about Estates of Deceased Persons, Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship, Minor Guardianship and Conservatorship, and Mental Health Cases.

 

Family Court Administrator/Chief Juvenile Officer

Perry Epperly

(417) 829-6108 telephone

 

Juvenile Justice Center

1111 North Robberson

(417) 868-4008

 

For more information about the Greene County Juvenile Office, click here.

 

Jury Management Office

Anthony Rodebush – Jury Supervisor

(417) 868-4821


Biographical Information of Judicial Staff

Division 1  - Circuit Judge Michael J. Cordonnier
  • B.S. in Business Administration, 1979, University of Missouri - Columbia
  • J.D. 1982 at University of Tulsa-College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Trial Practice focused on Professional Negligence and Product Liability Claims and Health Care Administration
  • Appointed Circuit Judge in 2008; Elected 2008

Division 2  - Circuit Judge David Jones
  • A.B. Sociology/Biochemistry, 1975, Albright College, Reading, PA
  • J.D. 1978, Delaware Law School
  • Assistant District Attorney, 1978, Philadelphia, PA
  • Assistant United States Attorney, 1979-2006, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Private Practice, Springfield, 2006-2008
  • Elected Circuit Judge, January 1, 2009

Division 3  - Circuit Judge J. Dan Conklin
  • B.S. in Marketing from Metro State College, Denver, CO
  • J.D. at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Elected Associate Circuit Judge in 1986
  • Elected Circuit Judge in 2004

Division 4  - Circuit Judge Thomas E. Mountjoy
  • B.S. Criminal Justice Administration, Central Missouri State University
  • J.D. at University of Missouri – Kansas City
  • Director of Greene County Juvenile Court Services
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Prosecuting Attorney of Greene County, 1983-1996
  • Appointed Circuit Judge Feb. 9, 1996

Division 5  - Circuit Judge Calvin Holden
  • B.S. Missouri State University
  • J.D., 1980, Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • Practiced Law 1980-1996
  • Appointed Circuit Judge 1996

Division 21 - Associate Circuit Judge Dan Imhof
  • B.S. in Political Science, 1977, Missouri State University
  • J.D. 1980, University of Missouri – Kansas City
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Douglas Greene, S.D. Court of Appeals, 1980-1981
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Greene County, 1981-1982
  • Private Practice in General Law for 25 years
  • Elected Associate Circuit Judge, January 1, 2007

Division 22 - Associate Circuit Judge Jason Brown
  • B.A. in 1985 at University of Missouri - Columbia
  • J.D. in 1988 at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Practiced Law for 16 yrs -- last three with Lathrop & Gage
  • Appointed Associate Circuit Judge January 1, 2005; Elected in 2006

Division 23 - Associate Circuit Judge Mark E. Fitzsimmons
  • B.S. Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL
  • M.A. Western Illinois
  • J.D. University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Practiced Law for 17 years
  • Elected Associate Circuit Judge, January 1, 1999

Division 24 - Associate Circuit Judge Mark Powell
  • B.A. in Psychology in 1982 at Missouri State University
  • J.D. in 1985 at Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • Practiced Law at Miller and Sanford P.C 1985 to 2000
  • Appointed Associate Circuit Judge in March 2000


Division 26 - Associate Circuit Judge Ron Carrier

  • B.A. Drury University
  • J.D. University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Private Practice; Greene County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney 1990-1996
  • Prosecuting Attorney of Greene County 1996-1998
  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Missouri, 1998-2013
  • Appointed Associate Circuit Judge in November 2013

Family Court Division 1 – Commissioner Sue Chrisman
  • B.S. Business, 1992, Missouri State University
  • J.D. 1996, University of Denver, CO
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Russell G. Clark, 1996-2000
  • Practiced Law at McDonald, Hosmer, King and Royce, 2000 -2007
  • Appointed Family Court Commissioner August 1, 2007

Family Court Division 2 – Commissioner Scott Tinsley
  • B.S. at University of Missouri - Columbia
  • J.D. at University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Practiced Law for 21 years
  • Appointed Family Court Commissioner in 1994

Family Court Division 3 – Commissioner Jeff Marquardt
  • B.S. Finance, 1980, Missouri State University
  • J.D. 1983, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney 1983-1988
  • Private Practice in Family and Juvenile Law 1988-2007
  • Appointed Family Court Commissioner 2007

Family Court Division 4 – Commissioner John Lukachick
  • B.S. Communications, Missouri State University
  • J.D. University of Tulsa, 1996
  • Private Practice in Family Law 1996-2009
  • Appointed Family Court Commissioner September 2, 2009

Probate Division – Commissioner Carol Aiken
  • B.A. in English Literature, 1979, Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • M.A. in Journalism, 1981, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • J.D. 1988 at University of Missouri – Kansas City
  • Practiced Law at Woolsey, Fisher, Whiteaker and McDonald 1988-1995
  • Office of Attorney General, 1995-1997
  • Appointed Probate Commissioner in 1997

Drug Court – Commissioner Peggy Davis
  • B.A., University of Oklahoma
  • J.D., Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Practiced Civil Law, Public Defender and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Appointed Drug Court Commissioner in August 2000