Position: Judge for the Missouri Court of Appeals-Western District
Evaluation year: 2022
Hon. Alok Ahuja was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals in December 2007. He served as chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals-Western District from 2014-2016.
Ahuja worked in private legal practice at Shea & Gardner in Washington D.C. from 1989-1992 and at Lathrop and Gage in Kansas City from 1992-2008. Ahuja was a law clerk for Hon. Richard D. Cudahy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago from 1988-1989. Ahuja graduated from Yale School of Law and was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1992.
Ahuja is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, North American South Asian Bar Association, and Asian American Bar Association of Kansas City.