Charles H. McKenzie Circuit Judge


100% of the Committee voted Judge McKenzie substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.

20 Committee members voted “MEETS”
0 Committee members voted “DOES NOT MEET”


Circuit Judge

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Judge Charles H. McKenzie was appointed circuit judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit in July 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Cardinal Newman College. He received his law degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Judge McKenzie is a former Jackson County assistant prosecuting attorney and was a member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board. He is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bar associations, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the Missouri Circuit Judges Association.

Judge McKenzie is a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, where he is a member of the Men of STM, St. Thomas More. He volunteers as a basketball coach and with the St. James Soup Kitchen.