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U.S. District Brian C. Wimes

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  Born 1966 in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri
Nominated by President Barack Obama on September 22, 2011, to a seat vacated by Nanette K. Laughrey; Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 2012, received his commission on April 30, 2012, and was sworn in on April 30, 2012.

University of Kansas, B.G.S., 1990
Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:
Attorney Advisor, Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1994-1995
Assistant Prosecutor, Jackson County, Missouri, 1995-2001
Drug Court Commissioner, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Jackson County, Missouri, 2001-2007
Circuit Court Judge, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Jackson County, Missouri, 2007-2012

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur B. Federman
U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes


Contact Information

  Brian C. Wimes, District Judge
Shelly McDowell, Judicial Assistant
Joella Baldwin, Courtroom Deputy
Denise Halasey, Court Reporter

  Law Clerks:

Maggie Boyd
Heath Hooper
  Address: 400 E. 9th Street, Room 7652
Kansas City, MO 64106
  Courtroom: 7D  


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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 Wimes' courtroom deputy, Joella Baldwin, via e-mail at joella_baldwin@mow.uscourts.gov or by phone at 816-512-5052.

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