Missouri’s Nonpartisan Circuit Courts Welcome New Lawyer Members for Judicial Candidate Selection Process

City, State – Missouri’s six nonpartisan circuit courts have recently welcomed new lawyer members to their judicial candidate selection bodies. These members were elected through local elections held in November, replacing lawyers whose terms expired at the end of last year. The circuit commissions consist of two elected lawyers, two nonlawyer members appointed by the governor, and the chief judge of the Court of Appeals district associated with the circuit. Among the newly appointed members is Scott Campbell, a criminal defense and family law practitioner based in Platte City. He now joins the 6th Circuit … Read more