Associate Circuit Judge Vacancy Panel, Division 31
KANSAS CITY -- The 16th Circuit Judicial Commission has considered 14 applicants and selected a panel of three nominees for the associate circuit judge vacancy in division 31 of the Jackson County circuit court, created by the retirement of Judge Christine Sill-Rogers. One of the nominees, Arimeta DuPree, is a JCBA member. Ms. DuPree’s resume is attached for review.
The Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) is very excited about Ms. Dupree’s nomination. We believe it shows the Missouri Court’s desire to add diversity to the bench. It is important for JCBA members to show support for this effort. Ensuring justice and equal opportunity is a key part of the mission of JCBA. As such, letters of support or recommendation from JCBA members for any of the panelists may be faxed or mailed to the number or address below.
Office of the Governor
State Capitol, Room 216
P.O. Box 720
Jefferson City, MO 65102
The complete applications for the three nominees may be viewed on the Missouri Courts website at www.courts.mo.gov. Additional biographical information provided by each candidate is attached to this email for your review. Please remember that time is of the essence when planning to submit your correspondence.
About The Jackson County Bar Association
The Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) is a voluntary bar association comprised primarily of African-American attorneys from throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. The purpose of the JCBA is to be a resource for its members; to work to ensure justice and equal opportunity for the African-American community; improve the administration of justice; preserve the independence of the judiciary, improve the economic conditions of all citizens of Missouri; uphold the honor of the legal profession; and protect the civil and political rights of the citizens and residents of the State of Missouri. For more information about JCBA visitwww.jacksoncountybar.com.