Citizens are encouraged to nominate well-qualified candidates for the commissionís consideration. Qualifications for circuit judges may be found in Article V, Section 21, of the Missouri Constitution. Nominations should be submitted to the contact person listed below.
Applications and instructions are available by clicking the appropriate format:
The commission will meet August 1, 2013, to conduct public interviews of the applicants and select a panel of three nominees for the vacancy. Thereafter, Governor Jay Nixon will have 60 days to appoint one of the three nominees as circuit judge in Division two.
Members of the commission are James Edward Welsh, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District; attorneys Teresa Woody and Scott Bethune; and lay members Pastor Eric Williams and William Gautreaux.
Contact person: Terence G. Lord, Clerk of the Court
Missouri Court of Appeals - Western District
1300 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
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