Judge Mark D. Pfeiffer
Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District 

Dates of Judicial Service:
  • Appointed May 2009 to Missouri Court of Appeals.    
  • Retained by voters November 2010 general election; term expires December 31, 2022

Official Station:
  • 1716 Worcester Lane, Columbia, Missouri, 65203

Education:
  • David H. Hickman High School; Columbia, Missouri, 1985
  • Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, Westminster College, 1989
  • Juris Doctor, University of Missouri - Columbia, 1991

Prior Employment:
  • Associate, Farrington & Curtis Law Firm, Springfield, MO, 1992-1995
  • Shareholder, Bley & Pfeiffer, P.C. - Trial Attorneys, Columbia, MO, 1995-2009

Professional Membership and Activities:
  • The Missouri Bar (Board of Governors, 1998-1999, Legislative Review Committee, 1997-2009, Tort Law Committee, 1997-2007)
  • Boone County Bar Association (Treasurer, 1998, Chairman - 13th Judicial Circuit Civil Litigation Pattern Interrogatories Committee, 1998, Practice and Procedure Committee, 1999-2004, Chairman - Board of Jail Visitors Committee, 1998-2009)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Westminster College, 2010 - present.
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy - Judicial Fellow

Civic and Charitable Activities:
  • The Crossing Evangelical Presbyterian Church - Columbia, MO
  • Daniel Boone Little League Baseball - Columbia, MO (Volunteer Coach and Board Member, 1995-2009)
  • Columbia Youth Basketball Association - Columbia, MO (Volunteer Coach, 2002-2009)

Additional Information:
  • Born May 25, 1967, in Jacksonville, Illinois
  • Married Tracey Wright in 1989 and they have two sons, Wilson and Brady