Karl A. DeMarce

DeMarce, Karl A.Karl DeMarce serves as Associate Circuit Judge for the Circuit Court of Scotland County, First Judicial Circuit of Missouri. He is the current President of the Missouri Association of Probate & Associate Circuit Judges (MAPACJ), and presently serves as an MAPACJ representative to the Missouri Guardianship Statutory Reform Task Force ("MO-WINGS"). Judge DeMarce serves on the State Judicial Records Committee, the Executive Council of the Judicial Conference, the Legislative Committee of the Judicial Conference, and the Ad Hoc Committee on Garnishments (Chair). He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Missouri Bar and on the Missouri Bar Legislative Committee. Judge DeMarce earned his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he was also editor-in-chief of the Missouri Law Review. Prior to his judicial service, he served one term as a member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He is married to the former Brenda Russell, and they have five children. Judge DeMarce is active in his church and in various community and civic organizations.