Hon. Lawrence E. Mooney

Mooney, LawrenceDates of judicial service:
Appointed in August 1998 to the Court of Appeals; retained in office at the November 2000 general election for a 12-year term expiring December 31, 2012.
Served from 2002 to 2003 as chief judge of the Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

A.B., St. Louis University
Juris Doctor, St. Louis University
Program for Senior Executives, Harvard University

Prior employment:
Private practice of law, 1974 through 1975 and 1977 through 1978
Assistant prosecuting attorney, St. Louis County, 1975 through 1977
First assistant prosecuting attorney, St. Louis County, 1979 through 1990
Executive assistant to county executive, St. Louis County, 1991 through 1998

Professional memberships and activities:
Chairman, Judicial Finance Commission
Member, Drug Court Coordinating Commission
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Missouri Bar Association
Member, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Member, Lawyer's Association of St. Louis
Member, International Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges
Member, Lawyers for Equality

Civic and charitable activities:
Secretary, Laumeier Sculpture Park
Board member, Buzz Westfall Memorial Fund

Additional information:
Born in St. Louis, Missouri
His life partner is Dr. James D. ReidĀ