22nd circuit commission releases demographic, interviewee, meeting information for Van Amburg circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis

17 October 2012


22nd circuit commission releases demographic, interviewee, meeting information for Van Amburg circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis


Pursuant to Rule 10.28(d) the 22nd circuit judicial commission releases the following information relating to applicants for the circuit judge vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Lisa S. Van Amburg to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. There are 13 applicants, 10 women, four minorities, five presently employed in the private sector and eight presently employed in the public sector. The applicants' mean age is 48.5.

Also pursuant to rule 10.28(d), the commission announces it will interview all 13 applicants.

The applicants are:

Deborah Bird
Theresa Counts Burke
Paula Perkins Bryant
Thomas C. Clark II
Anne-Marie Clarke
Nicole Colbert-Botchway
Matthew Devoti
Bridget L. Halquist
Heather J. Hays
Elizabeth B. Hogan
Calea F. Stovall-Reid
James E. Sullivan
Mary Celeste Vossmeyer

The commission will conduct interviews starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 7, 2012, at the Missouri Court of Appeals, 815 Olive St., St. Louis, Mo. The public is invited to attend and observe the interviews. The commission will meet after interviews are completed in the same location to select the three nominees from this applicant pool for the governor’s consideration.

The members of the 22nd Judicial Commission are: Judge Gary M. Gaertner Jr., chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District; Michael Calvin; Stephen F. Doss; June Bosley-Dabney-Gray; and Steven L. Groves.

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Contact: Laura Roy, Clerk of Court
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
Phone (314) 539-4300   
Fax (314) 539-4324 
E-mail Laura.Roy@courts.mo.gov