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Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah W. Hays

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  Born 1953 in Salina, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Magistrate Judge, U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1992-present

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1975
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Law School, 1977

Professional Career:
Law Clerk to Hon. Judge Russell G. Clark, 1977-1980
Associate, Gage & Tucker, 1980-1986
Of Counsel/Partner, Morrison & Hecker, 1986-1992

Contact Information

  Sarah W. Hays, Chief Magistrate Judge
Traci Chorny, Courtroom Deputy
  Suzanne Bliss, Career Law Clerk
Erica Clinton, Law Clerk
  Address: 400 E. 9th Street, Room 6672
Kansas City, MO 64106

  Courtroom: 6E  


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Scheduling & Trial Orders

Jury Instructions

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Audio-Visual Equipment in Courtroom

Prior to trial, we urge all attorneys to schedule an appointment to test equipment. Visit our Courtroom Technology & Equipment page to view details regarding available technologies. For any additional requests or to view the equipment prior to a court hearing, please contact Traci Chorny, Courtroom Deputy, at 816-512-5789.

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