22nd circuit commission announces St. Louis City Circuit Court seeking associate circuit judge

2 February 2005


22nd circuit commission announces St. Louis City Circuit Court seeking associate circuit judge


Contact: Laura Roy (314) 539-4300


The Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Commission (St. Louis City) announced today that the Commission is now accepting applications for the position of Associate Circuit Judge. The vacancy is created by the appointment of Judge Edward Sweeney to the 22nd Circuit Court, St. Louis City.

The Commission actively seeks out and encourages qualified individuals, including women and minorities, to apply for judicial office. By law, circuit judges must be at least 30 years of age, licensed to practice law in Missouri, a qualified voter of Missouri and a resident of St. Louis City for at least one year.

Application forms may be picked up in the Clerk’s Office at the Missouri Court of Appeals in the Wainright State Office Building, 111 North 7th Street, Suite 350, St. Louis, or at the Court’s offices at 121 South Meramec, Clayton. Applications are also available from the Missouri Judiciary’s website at www.courts.mo.gov, click on the word “Circuit Courts” and then select 22nd Circuit, St. Louis City.

Applications must be received by each Commissioner no later than 5 p.m. March 4, 2005, to be considered by the Commission. Applicants should contact each Commissioner for an interview.

The Commission will meet March 21, 2005, to select three nominees for the Associate Judge vacancy to be submitted to Governor Blunt, who will have 60 days to appoint one of them.

The members of the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Commission are: Chief Judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals George W. Draper III, Laura T. Cohen, June Bosley Dabney-Gray, Christopher McGraugh, and Thomas Schwartz.