Don E. Burrell Jr. Missouri Court of Appeals - Southern District

Don Burrell Jr.

Substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.

Position: Judge for the Missouri Court of Appeals-Southern District

Evaluation year: 2022


Hon. Don Burrell is a judge for the Missouri Court of Appeals-Southern District and was appointed to the court in 2008. Burrell’s judicial assignments include appeals, extraordinary writs, and motions. He has served as election judge and chief judge. He was also part of the Appellate-Judge Reapportionment Commission; Legislative Committee; Trial Judge Education Committee; Civil Rules Committee; and Re-Circuiting Committee.

Burrell was circuit judge for the 31st Judicial Circuit. Burrell graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1991.

Burrell is a member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association.