ST. LOUIS – The Twenty-First Circuit Judicial Commission (St. Louis County) is accepting applications for an associate circuit judge vacancy created by the Missouri General Assembly.
The commission encourages qualified individuals to apply for judicial office. Qualifications for associate 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.
Applicants who have previously applied for the associate circuit position vacancy created by Judge Nancy Watkins’ appointment as circuit judge may send a letter requesting their previous application and recommendation letters be transferred to the current opening. New applicants who did not apply for the Watkins vacancy must send their applications to ALL commissioners.
Applications and/or the letter must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. on April 18, 2016. In accordance with the 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 May 4, 2016, at the St. Louis County Council Chambers Conference Room, 41 South Central, 1st Floor, Clayton, Missouri.
The members of the Twenty-First Circuit Judicial Commission are: Christy Bertelson, Rev. Anthony Witherspoon, Matthew Rossiter, Jeffrey Sigmund, and Lisa Van Amburg, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.
Contact: Laura Roy, clerk
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District