Category: Judicial Positions

Circuit Commission Seeks Applicants for Brown Associate Circuit Judge Vacancy in Greene County

The 31st Judicial Circuit Commission (Greene County) is accepting applications for an associate circuit judge vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Jason R. Brown to the circuit bench. Applications must be received by 5 p.m., September 9, 2015. Citizens are encouraged to nominate well-qualified candidates for the Commission’s consideration. The Missouri Constitution, Article V,

Circuit Commission Seeks Applicants for Bresnahan Circuit Judge Vacancy in St. Louis County

The 21st Judicial Circuit Commission (St. Louis County) is accepting applications for a circuit judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Richard Bresnahan. Applications must be received by each commissioner no later than 5 p.m. August 24, 2015. The commission encourages qualified individuals to apply for judicial office. Qualifications for circuit judges may be found

Associate Circuit Judge Jason Brown Selected as New Circuit Judge for Greene County

Gov. Jay Nixon announced the appointment of Jason R. Brown as circuit judge for the 31st Judicial Circuit, which covers Greene County. The position was created by the retirement of Hon. J. Dan Conklin. Brown has served as associate circuit judge for the 31st Judicial Circuit since January 2005. He was one of three applicants

Nicole Colbert-Botchway Named Associate Circuit Judge in St. Louis City

Gov. Jay Nixon announced the appointment of Nicole Colbert-Botchway as associate circuit judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, which covers the City of St. Louis. She will fill a vacancy created when Christopher E. McGraugh was appointed as circuit judge. Colbert-Botchway is currently an Administrative Hearing Commissioner for the State of Missouri. Click here to read

Judicial Commission Announces Nominees for Greene County Circuit Judge

The 31st Circuit Judicial Commission selected three nominees for the circuit judge position in Greene County created by the retirement of Judge J. Dan Conklin. The nominees are: Jason R. Brown Mark A. Powell Margaret Holden The commission has submitted the panel to Gov. Jay Nixon, who will have 60 days to appoint one of

Governor Appoints St. Louis Attorney to Court of Appeals

Gov. Jay Nixon appointed James M. Dowd to serve as a judge for the Eastern District of the Missouri Court of Appeals last week. Dowd, an attorney who has practiced law in St. Louis for more than 20 years, will fill the vacancy on the appellate court created by the retirement of Judge Glenn A.

Commission Releases Demographic, Interviewee and Meeting Information for Conklin Circuit Judge Vacancy in Greene County

Pursuant to Missouri Supreme Court Rule 10.28(d), the 31st Judicial Circuit Commission releases the following information relating to the applicants for the Circuit Judge position created by the retirement of Judge J. Dan Conklin. There are 8 applicants: 2 men and 6 women, 1 presently employed in the private sector and 7 presently employed in the

Commission Selects Panel for Associate Circuit Judge Vacancy in St. Louis

The 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission has selected a panel of three nominees for the associate circuit judge vacancy in the city of St. Louis. The nominees are: Nicole Colbert-Botchway, Bridget Halquist and Craig Higgins. Click here to learn more.

Eastern District Appoints Merit Selection Panel to Appoint New Magistrate Judge

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri appointed a 10-person Merit Selection Panel for the selection and appointment of a new U.S. Magistrate Judge. The panel is made up of eight lawyers and two nonlawyers. Find a list of panelists here.

Governor Selects New Circuit Judge for St. Louis City

Gov. Jay Nixon announced the appointment of Christopher E. McGraugh as circuit judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Michael P. David. Click here to learn more.