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U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush

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  Born 1959 in Harvey, IL.

Federal Judicial Service:
Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2012 -present

Missouri State University, B.S., 1983
University of Iowa, J.D., 1986

Professional Career:
Assistant United States attorney, Western District of Missouri, 1990-2012
Assistant prosecuting attorney, Greene County, Missouri, 1987-1990
Private Practice, 1986-1987

U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush
Magistriate Judge David P. Rush


Contact Information

  David P. Rush, Magistrate Judge
Karla Berziel, Judicial Assistant
Steve Burch, Courtroom Deputy
Anne Hershewe, Career Law Clerk
  Address: 222 N. John Q. Hammons Pkwy, Suite 2000
Springfield, MO 65806
  Courtroom: 2nd Floor  


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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 Judge Rush's courtroom deputy, Steve Burch, via e-mail at steve_burch@mow.uscourts.gov or by phone at 417-225-7703.

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