Missouri Supreme Court issued the following announcement on Aug. 9.
The Sixteenth Circuit Judicial Commission has met and selected a panel of three nominees for the circuit judge vacancy in Division 17 of the Jackson County circuit court created by the retirement of Judge Jack R. Grate. The nominees are:
- Jessica M. Agnelly (received three votes in support) – attorney and partner in private practice with the Wendt Law Firm PC.
- Cory L. Atkins (received three votes in support – associate circuit judge, 16th Judicial Circuit, Division 26 (Jackson County), Kansas City.
- Susan E. Long (received five votes in support) – associate circuit judge, 16th Judicial Circuit, Division 34 (Jackson County), Independence.
The commission has submitted the panel to Governor Michael L. Parson, who will have 60 days to appoint one of the nominees as circuit judge for Division 17.
The commission is chaired by Judge Karen King Mitchell, chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, and is composed of attorneys Phyllis Norman and Michael Williams and lay members Connie Cierpiot and Damon Daniel.
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