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Missouri Judiciary Web Site
This site is the public site for the Missouri Judiciary. It contains court opinions, access to Case.net, court rules, publications and more.

Municipal Judge Education Web Site
This is the section of the Judicial Education website that has specific information to Municipal education programs and services.

Municipal Judge Bench Books
This site is the public site for the Municipal Judge Bench Books.



Municipal Judge CLE Reporting and Supreme Court Rule 18
In accordance with Missouri Supreme Court Rule 18 municipal judges that are also lawyers (except Associate Circuit Judges, who do not fall within the ambit of the Rule) must earn and report five (5) hours of continuing legal education (CLE) annually. Non-Lawyer judges must earn and report fifteen (15) hours of continuing legal education annually. Additionally, both classifications of judges must earn and report three (3) hours of Judicial Ethics/Professionalism in each three-year reporting cycle. Municipal judges do not have to acquire continuing legal education during the reporting year in which they are newly appointed or initially elected. The number of CLE credits offered depends upon the topic(s) and length of each program.

Missouri Supreme Court Rule 18 *Note change effective January 1, 2006

Rule 18 Order Change.doc

Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Rule 18




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Clerk Handbooks
The Clerk Handbooks is a compilation of court clerk procedures for various applications and court rules.

Missouri Court Information Center (MCIC)
The MCIC is a bulletin-board application provided by the Office of State Courts Administrator as a service to judiciary staff. It relays information such as calendar of events, personnel information, various announcements, and other information of interest to judiciary staff.

Municipal Judge's Discussion
This item allows municipal judges a forum to post questions or reply to questions already posted. The information entered here is anonymous.

Municipal Clerk's Discussion
This item allows municipal clerks a forum to post questions or reply to questions already posted. The information entered here is anonymous.

Helpful Hint:
To perform a search in the Municipal Court iNotes Address Book, please note that person's are listed alphabetically by last name, then first name, then categorized by the county their municipal court resides in. Each county will be abbreviated to a three letter code which is described in the pdf. file below:
County abbreviation codes.pdf