The 16th Circuit Judicial Commission has interviewed 19 applicants and selected a panel of three nominees for the circuit judge vacancy in Division 12 of the Jackson County Circuit Court, created by the retirement of Judge Edith L. Messina. The nominees are Marilyn B. Keller, Susan Elizabeth Long and Jennifer Marie Phillips.

The commission has submitted the panel to Gov. Jay Nixon, who will have 60 days to appoint one of the nominees as circuit judge for Division 12.

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