Supreme Court of Missouri
Judge Patricia Breckenridge was appointed to the Supreme Court of Missouri in September 2007. Prior to being appointed to the Missouri Supreme Court, she was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District in 1990 and served until 2007. Prior to that, she served as an associate circuit judge in Vernon County from 1982-1990.
Judge Breckenridge received both her bachelor’s degree with honors in agricultural economics and juris doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
The professional affiliations of Judge Breckenridge include membership in the American Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges.
The civic and charitable activities of Judge Breckenridge pertaining to the administration of justice include volunteering with Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance (LEAP); being master of the Elwood Thomas American Inn of Court, providing mentorship and education to young lawyers and law students; and volunteering time as a speaker on civic education to both students and adults throughout Missouri.