James M. Dowd Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District


100% of the Committee voted Judge Dowd substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.

21 Committee members voted “MEETS”
0 Committee members voted “DOES NOT MEET”

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Judge Dowd was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals in June 2015. Judge Dowd earned a B.A. in history from St. Louis University and a J.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Judge Dowd was previously with the James M. Dowd Law Firm, P.C.

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Survey Results

2016 Lawyer Survey Results – Judge Dowd

2016 Opinion 3 – Judge Dowd
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