Robert L. Trout 16th Judicial Circuit (Jackson County)


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

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


Associate Circuit Judge

Evaluation Year



Judge Robert L. Trout served as a municipal judge in Lone Jack from 1980 to 1987. He was appointed to the circuit court in 1987. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1975, and a B.A. from William Jewell College in 1971. Prior to assuming the bench, he practiced law in Blue Springs and Odessa.

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