District Court Highlights


Springfield Magistrate Judge Vacancy

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Missouri at Springfield to fill the vacancy created by the planned retirement of Judge James C. England.

The current annual salary of the position is $160,080, and the term of office is eight years. The appointment will be effective after November 30, 2012.

A full public notice for the magistrate judge position and the application form are available on the Court’s website at http://www.mow.uscourts.gov/announce/sp_mag_vacancy.html .

Interested persons should visit the website or contact the Clerk of Court, Ann Thompson, Whittaker Courthouse, 400 E. 9th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 for additional information.

Application packets must be submitted only by applicants personally and must be received by March 30, 2012.



Courtroom Changes for Judges Smith and Kays

Please note that courtroom assignments have changed for Judge Ortrie D. Smith and Judge Greg Kays.

Judge Greg Kays Courtroom 8C
Judge Ortrie D. Smith Courtroom 8E

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