Chief Justice's Awards

Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Mary R. Russell announced the selection of seven Missouri judges for 2014 Chief Justice Awards. The awards recognize judicial civics, judicial excellence at the associate circuit, circuit and appellate levels, access to justice and a jurist’s efforts to improve the public trust and confidence in the courts. The awards will be presented at the Judicial Conference Recognition Breakfast on Thursday, September 11, at 8:00 a.m. 

JUDICIAL CIVIC AWARD


Associate Circuit Judge Douglas Gaston

25th Circuit, Texas County 


JUDICIAL EXCELLENCE AWARD (APPELLATE)


Judge Gary Lynch

Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District


JUDICIAL EXCELLENCE AWARD (CIRCUIT)


Circuit Judge Lisa K. Page

23rd Circuit, Jefferson County

Circuit Judge Steve Ohmer
22nd Circuit, City of St. Louis 


JUDICIAL EXCELLENCE AWARD (ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT)


Judge Karl A.W. DeMarce

1st Circuit, Scotland County


ACCESS TO JUSTICE AWARD


Associate Circuit Judge Dennis Smith

21st Circuit, St. Louis County


IMPROVING PUBLIC TRUST AND CONFIDENCE AWARD


Judge Robert M. Clayton III

Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District