Cary Mogerman Appointed to Missouri Commission
Cary J. Mogerman of the firm was recently appointed to serve on the six-member Missouri Commission on Retirement, Removal and Discipline of Judges during a recent meeting of the Missouri Bar Board of Governors. His appointment is effective January 1, for a term of six years.
According to its website, the Commission was created in 1972, pursuant to Article 5, Section 24 of the Missouri Constitution, as an independent state agency responsible for investigating complaints against judges of the Missouri Judiciary. Judicial conduct commissions exist in every state, and “…play a vital role in promoting public confidence in the judiciary and in preserving the integrity of the judicial process.”
Patrick B. Starke, Esq. of Blue Springs was also appointed to the Commission. Mr. Starke is a past president of the Missouri Bar. The two were appointed to fill vacancies that will be left by Skip Walther of Columbia and Arthur S. Margulis of St. Louis, whose terms expire at the end of 2017.
Further information about the Commission is available on its web page.