21st Judicial Circuit vacancy

Judicial Vacancy: 21st Judicial Circuit

25 May 2010

The Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Commission (St. Louis County) is accepting applications for an associate judge position. This vacancy was created by the appointment of Judge Douglas Beach to the circuit court.

The commission actively seeks out and encourages qualified individuals, including women and minorities, to apply for judicial office. By law, associate circuit judges must be at least 25 years of age, licensed to practice law in Missouri, a qualified voter of Missouri and a resident of St. Louis County for at least one year.

Application forms may be picked up in the Clerk’s Office at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, in the Old Post Office, 815 Olive Street, Room 304, St. Louis. Applicants also may download an application and instructions here:

Application: in Microsoft Word in Adobe
Instructions: in Microsoft Word in Adobe

Applications must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. June 21, 2010, to be considered by the commission. Applicants should contact each commissioner for an interview. Those who applied for the recent position will not be re-interviewed, but those previously filing who wish to be considered should send a letter stating such to the chairman of the commission.

The commission will meet to select the nominees to be submitted to the governor of Missouri June 25, 2010, in St. Louis County.

The members of the Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Commission are: Chief Judge Kenneth M. Romines, Debbie Champion, Richard Wuestling IV, Patrick Dudley and Laurie Westfall.


Contact: Laura Roy

(314) 539-4300