Eastern District of Missouri District Court Judge Audrey Fleissig (left) presented her former Eastern District of Missouri colleague Senior Judge Jean Hamilton (right) with the 2012 Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award during the Project’s annual event held in conjunction with the 2012 Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference (Kansas City Missouri). They are joined by the following well-qualified women on the Missouri federal bench: Eastern District Court Senior Judge Catherine Perry and Judge Sarah E. Pitlyk, and Magistrate judges Nannette Baker (Chief), Noelle Collins, Abbie Crites-Leoni and Shirley Padmore Mensah. and Patricia L. Cohen. Women on the Western District of Missouri include District Court Chief Judge Beth Phillips and Judge Roseanne Ketchmark; Senior Judge Nanette Laughrey and Magistrate judges Sarah Hays and Lajuana M. Counts and Bankruptcy Judge Cynthia Norton.
According to Gavel Gap, 20% of Missouri’s state court judges are white women compared to 40% of the population and 4% are women of color compared to 10% of the population.
Worse Diverse (2009)
Judicial Vacancies (Missouri Courts)
Please contact the following Infinity Project organizers in Missouri for more information or to get involved:
Vivian Eveloff: email@example.com