10 March 2016
22nd circuit commission seeks applicants for Margaret Neill circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – The Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission (city of St. Louis) is accepting applications for a circuit judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Margaret Neill.


The commission encourages qualified individuals to apply for judicial office. Qualifications for circuit judges may be found in article V, section 21 of the Missouri Constitution.


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, Missouri.  Applications are also available here:


Application:     in Word     in PDF

Instructions:     in Word     in PDF


Applications must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. March 31, 2016. In accordance with Rules 10.28 and 10.29, candidate interviews will be conducted publicly.


The commission will meet to interview and select the nominees to be submitted to the governor on April 12 and 13, 2016, in the Division Courtroom of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, at 815 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri. 


The members of the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Commission are: Lisa Van Amburg, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Thomas K. Neill, Bryan J. Sanger, Rita L. Burlison and a newly appointed commissioner to be announced.


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