KANSAS CITY - The 7th Circuit
Judicial Commission is accepting applications for the position of circuit judge
of the 7th Judicial Circuit (ClayCounty),
to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of The Honorable James E. Welsh
to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.
instructions may be obtained at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western
District, 1300 Oak Street,
Kansas City, Missouri.Applicants may also download an application
and instructions from the links below.Any
citizen may suggest nominees to the commission.
Complete and mail or deliver the original, signed application, flat,
unfolded and unbound, to Honorable Victor C. Howard, at the Missouri Court
of Appeals, Western District.Copies
shall be sent to the other commission members as provided for in the
applications must be received before p.m.,
on Friday,November 30, 2007.The
commission will meet on Friday,
December 7, 2007, at the Clay County Courthouse, JusticeCenter, 11 South Water Street, Liberty, Missouri, to interview applicants.
Constitution, Article V, section 21, requires that a circuit judge be at least
30 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 7th Judicial Circuit for at
least one year.
Members of the
commission are Victor C. Howard, ChiefJudge, Missouri
Court of Appeals, Western District; attorneys Floyd A. White, Jr. and T. K.
Thompson, of Clay County, Missouri; and lay members Susan Rose and Melisa
Essig, of ClayCounty.The addresses of the commission members to
which applications and letters should be sent are provided with the application
person:Terence G. Lord, Clerk of the Court