Judge Thomas H. Newton
Judge Thomas H. Newton

Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District


Dates of Judicial Service
:
  • Appointed circuit judge, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in September 1993
  • Appointed to the Court of Appeals in November 1999
  • Retained in 2000
  • Term expires December 31, 2012
  • Served as chief judge July 2008 through June 2010

Education:
  • Graduated from Howard University, Washington, D.C. (B.A., J.D.)

Prior Employment:
  • Former assistant prosecuting attorney, Jackson County, 1984-1987
  • Former assistant United States attorney, Western District, 1987-1993

Professional Memberships and Activities:

Civic and Charitable Activities:
  • Member Swope Parkway United Christian Church

Awards and Honors:

Additional Information:
  • Born in Washington, D.C.
  • Married to Renee Pryor of Kansas City. They have one daughter.