6th Circuit Commission announces nominees to fill Hull circuit judge vacancy in Platte County

1 October 2013

Commission announces nominees to fill Hull circuit judge vacancy in Platte County

The Sixth Circuit Judicial Commission has considered 10 applicants and selected a panel of three nominees for the circuit judge vacancy in division two of the Platte County circuit court, created by the retirement of The Honorable Owens Lee Hull Jr. The nominees are Thomas C. Fincham, W. Ann Hansbrough, and Dennis Eckold.

Thomas C. FinchamAssociate circuit judge, sixth judicial circuit, Platte County.

W. Ann Hansbrough - An attorney in private practice of law with the Law Office of Stout & Hansbrough LLC in Kansas City.

Dennis Eckold – Associate circuit judge, sixth judicial circuit, Platte County.

Each nominee received five votes.

The commission has submitted the panel to Governor Jay Nixon, who will have 60 days to appoint one of the nominees as circuit judge for division two.

The commission is chaired by Chief Judge James Edward Welsh of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, and is composed of attorneys Scott Campbell and Keith Hicklin, and lay members John Pepper and Staci Petrillo.

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Contact person: Terence G. Lord, Clerk of the Court

Missouri Court of Appeals - Western District

1300 Oak Street

Kansas City, MO 64106

Terence.Lord@courts.mo.gov

(816) 889-3600