Hon. Glen A. Dietrich

Dietrich, GlenJudge Dietrich received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  He was elected to his fifth four year term in 2010, having served on the bench since 1-1-95.  He is an ASTAR Fellow.  He serves on the Circuit Court Budget Committee (1997 – present), the Judge Transfer Subcommittee (2007-present), and the Fine Collection Center Committee (2001-present, current chairman), all by Missouri Supreme Court appointment.  He is a past president of the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges (2007-2008).  He has presided over trials in 15 different counties in 9 of Missouri’s judicial circuits.  He has sat by special appointment with the Missouri Supreme Court and the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.  Before taking the bench he was in private practice as a trial and transactional country lawyer in Maryville from 1974-1994.  He taught business law at Northwest Missouri State University from 1974-1975.