Dennis C. Eckold 6th Judicial Circuit (Platte County)


Judge Eckold substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.


Associate Circuit Judge

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Judge Dennis C. Eckold was appointed as an associate circuit judge in the 6th Judicial Circuit in May 2010 and was retained in 2016. He received a B.A. in psychology from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Judge Eckold is a member of the American Judges Association, the Platte County Bar Association and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. He received an Outstanding Public Official award from Tri-County Mental Health Services in 2013. In addition, he serves as president of the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges and is a board member of the Missouri Association of Treatment Court Professionals.