APPLICANTS FOR TWO VACANCIES IN PLATTE COUNTY
KANSAS CITY - The Sixth Circuit Judicial Commission is accepting applications for two associate circuit judge positions of the Sixth Judicial Circuit (Platte County), to fill vacancies created by the impending retirement of the Honorable Daniel M. Czamanske; and the appointment of the Honorable Gary D. Witt to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.
A single form will serve as an application for both openings. The commission will conduct a single set of interviews of all applicants for the two vacancies.
to Rule 10.28(d) (as amended
Complete and mail or deliver the original, signed application, flat,
unfolded and unbound, to Honorable Thomas H. Newton, at the Missouri Court
of Appeals, Western District. Copies
shall be sent to the other commission members as provided for in the
application instructions. All
applications must be received before , on
the governor's selection of one of the nominees from this panel, the commission
will meet to select, from the same applicant pool, a second panel of three
nominees for the vacancy created by Judge Czamanske's impending
retirement. As the commission does not
know the date Governor Nixon will select a nominee from the first panel of
nominees, it cannot announce the date for the commission's meetings to select
the second panel at this time. It will
do so as soon as feasible following the governor's selections.
The Missouri Constitution, Article V, section 21, requires that an associate circuit judge be at least twenty-five years old, licensed to practice law in Missouri, a citizen of the United States for at least ten years, a qualified voter of Missouri for the three years preceding selection, and a resident of the Sixth Judicial Circuit for at least one year.
the commission are Thomas H. Newton,
Contact person: Terence G. Lord, Clerk of the Court