21st Circuit Judicial Commission seeks applicants for St. Louis County associate circuit judge

14 April 2009


21st Circuit Judicial Commission seeks applicants for St. Louis County associate circuit judge



TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COMMISSION


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
14 April 2009

ST. LOUIS – The Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Commission (St. Louis County) is accepting applications for the position of Associate Circuit Judge. The vacancy is created by the elevation of Judge Gloria Clark Reno.

The Commission actively seeks out and encourages qualified individuals, including women and minorities, to apply for judicial office. By law, Associate Circuit Judges must be at least 25 years of age, licensed to practice law in Missouri, a qualified voter of Missouri and a resident of St. Louis County for at least one year.

Application forms may be picked up in the Clerk’s Office at the Missouri Court of Appeals in the Old Post Office, 815 Olive Street, Room 304, St. Louis.  Applications are also available here.

Applications must be received by each Commissioner no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 1, 2009 to be considered by the Commission. Applicants should contact each Commissioner for an interview. Those who interviewed for the Drumm or Weisman vacancy need only to submit the Associate Judge Application, but not re-interview. The letters of recommendation do not need to be resubmitted.  

The Commission will meet to select three nominees to be submitted to Governor Nixon as soon as practicable after the closure of the application period on May 1, 2009. Notice of the date, time and place of the meeting will be made public at least 24 hours before the meeting

The members of the Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Commission are: Chief Judge Nannette A. Baker, Gerard Noce, Debbie Champion, Patrick Dudley and Laurie Westfall.

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Contact: Laura Roy
(314) 539-4300