City of Independence, Missouri

City Judicial Commission


Responsibility is to present a panel of 3 to the Mayor of residents of Independence (for at least 4 years) who are members of the Missouri bar who wish to be appointed as a Municipal Judge.

Membership Information

One Councilmember selected by the Council, who serves as Chairperson, two (2) registered qualified electors appointed by the City Manager (who are not members of the Bar), and two (2) members of the Independence Bar Association, elected by the Association. The appointments are for four (4) year terms and there is a two term limit. Except for the Chairperson, members shall not hold any other public office or position.


NameTitleExpirationAppointed By
Buckley, RobertRepr. Mo. Bar03/30/2023Mo Bar Membership
Grubb, JeffreyRepr. MO Bar03/30/2024MO Bar Membership
Ojeda, LibetAppt by City Manager08/11/2022City Manager
Rose, Michael A.Appt by City Manager08/11/2024City Manager
Vacant due to resignationChair04/15/2022City Council

Alternate Members

NameTitleExpirationAppointed By

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