16th circuit commission releases demographic, interviewee, meeting information for Atwell circuit judge vacancy in Kansas City

3 January 2013


16th circuit commission releases demographic, interviewee, meeting information for Atwell circuit judge vacancy in Kansas City


KANSAS CITY - Pursuant to Rule 10.28(d), the 16th circuit judicial commission announces the following demographic information relating to applicants for the vacancy on the Jackson County circuit court created by the retirement of Judge Charles Atwell in Division 10.

There are 21 applicants for the vacancy. Seven of the applicants are women, and 14 are men. There are three minority applicants and 18 non-minority applicants. 11 applicants work in the private sector, eight work in the public sector, and two work in both private and public sectors. The average age of the applicants is 47 years.

Also pursuant to Rule 10.28(d), the commission announces it will interview all 21 applicants.  Their names are:

    Dana M. Altieri
    S. Margene Burnett
    Patrick W. Campbell
    Nimrod Thomas Chapel, Jr.
    John Adams Christiansen
    Foster Clay Collins
    Nick Anthony Cutrera
    Cynthia Marie Dodge
    Arimeta Renae DuPree
    Kendall Robert (Ken) Garter
    Jeffrey D. Hanslick
    Michael Joe Hunt
    Randy Wayne James
    Jill Marie Katz
    Jeffrey Craig Keal
    Howard Lee Lotven
    Jailiah Otto
    Bryan Edward Round
    David Aaron Suroff
    Christopher Bruce Turney
    Sophie Woodworth

The commission will meet to interview the applicants on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in the courtroom of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District beginning at 9 a.m., and concluding at approximately 4 p.m. The public may attend and observe the interviews.  Immediately after the interviews, the commission will meet to select the names of three applicants to send to the governor.

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Terence G. Lord, Clerk of Court
Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District
Phone (816) 889-3600   Fax (816) 889-3668  
E-mail tlord@courts.mo.gov