missouri courts http://kbia.org en Federal case could trigger more pay for Mo. judges http://kbia.org/post/federal-case-could-trigger-more-pay-mo-judges <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Missouri's</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">judges</font>&nbsp;could be due a multi-million-dollar pay increase if their counterparts in the federal government win a court case seeking a retroactive pay hike.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 13:07:29 +0000 Associated Press 42426 at http://kbia.org Federal case could trigger more pay for Mo. judges Mo. courts expanding electronic document filing http://kbia.org/post/mo-courts-expanding-electronic-document-filing <p></p><p>Missouri's judiciary is making plans to do more business electronically.</p><p>Chief Justice Mary Russell says the state court system will be expanding the availability of electronic filing for attorneys and the ability of the public to view those documents.</p><p>Electronic filing already is used in the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals and the trial courts in 15 counties and the city of St. Louis. Russell says 12 more counties will start using electronic document filing later this year, and 30 others should join next year.</p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:27:33 +0000 Associated Press 40847 at http://kbia.org Mo. courts expanding electronic document filing Bill could give relief to public defenders - if Gov. Nixon signs http://kbia.org/post/bill-could-give-relief-public-defenders-if-gov-nixon-signs <p></p><p>Legislation that could ease the caseload of Missouri public&nbsp;defenders is being considered by Gov. Jay Nixon.</p><p>The measure would allow the public&nbsp;defender system to ask the presiding judge of a judicial circuit for a conference to discuss caseload issues. The judge could decide whether to grant relief in a particular case. Fri, 31 May 2013 13:29:04 +0000 Associated Press 34642 at http://kbia.org Bill could give relief to public defenders - if Gov. Nixon signs Columbia attorney among MO Supreme Court nominees http://kbia.org/post/columbia-attorney-among-mo-supreme-court-nominees <p>A state nominating commission has selected a Columbia attorney as one of the three finalists to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:59:21 +0000 Associated Press 22675 at http://kbia.org Columbia attorney among MO Supreme Court nominees