ST. LOUIS – The Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission (city of St. Louis) is accepting applications for an associate circuit judge vacancy that will be created by Gov. Jeremiah “Jay” Nixon’s appointment of one of the three associate circuit judges nominated to fill the circuit judge vacancy created by Judge Margaret Neill’s retirement.
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 previously applied for the circuit judge vacancy created by Judge Margaret Neill’s retirement need only send a letter requesting their previous application be transferred to the current opening.
Applications and/or the letter must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. May 16, 2016. In accordance with the Rules 10.28 and 10.29, public interviews of applicants will be held in the Division Courtroom of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, at 815 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri, on Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28 commencing at 8:30 a.m. The commission will meet to select the panel of nominees to be submitted to the governor immediately following the conclusion of the public interviews.
The members of the Twenty-Second Circuit Judicial Commission are: Lisa Van Amburg, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Bryan J. Sanger, Thomas K. Neill, Rita L. Burlison and André Harris.
Contact: Laura Roy, clerk
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District