Today in the Courts
- The Audrain County circuit court will close at noon Friday, April 18, for the remainder of the day.
- Beginning April 14, attorneys in Christian and Taney counties will be required to use the Missouri eFiling System.
- The list of those who passed the February 2014 bar exam and met the requirements for admission to the bar under Rule 8 has been released.
- The 16th circuit judicial commission on April 2 announced that Kimberly Fournier of the Missouri Attorney General's office and Rebecca Lambert and Janette Rodecap of the Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney's office are the nominees for the Sauer associate circuit judge vacancy in Jackson County.
- The governor on April 1appointed Weston attorney Abe "Quint" Shafer V to fill the Fincham associate circuit judge vacancy in Platte County.
- On March 14 Judge Philip Hess was sworn in as judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.
- The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District will hear arguments Wednesday March 12 at Rolla High School.
- The governor on February 18 appointed St. Louis attorney Nancy Watkins for the Loftin associate circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis County and Peculiar municipal judge Bryan Round for the circuit judge vacancy in Jackson County created by the retirement of Judge Peggy Stevens McGraw.
- Chief Justice Mary R. Russell delivered the annual state of the judiciary address Wednesday morning, January 22.
- The governor on January 21 appointed Kansas City attorney W. Ann Hansbrough to fill the Van Amburg associate circuit judge vacancy in Platte County.
- The Missouri judiciary has released its annual statistical report for fiscal 2013, with 100 tables of detailed caseload statistics.
- The Supreme Court of Missouri on November 8 approved a new fee to help fund legal services to impoverished Missourians to alleviate cuts in federal funding.