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Senior U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs

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  Born 1925 in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 17, 1979, to a new seat created by 92 Stat. 1629; Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979; Took office on October 5, 1979; Served as chief judge, 1990-1992. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1992.

Williams College, A.B., 1947
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy Electrical Technician's Mate, Second Class, 1944-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Albert A. Ridge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1950-1951
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1951-1979

Contact Information

  Howard F. Sachs, Senior District Judge
Robin Jones, Courtroom Deputy

Fax: 816-512-5728
  Karen Graves, Chief of Staff
Susan Campbell, Law Clerk

  Address: 400 E. 9th Street, Room 7462
Kansas City, MO 64106

  Courtroom: 6B  


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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 Robin Jones, Courtroom Deputy, at 816-512-5614.

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