W. Brent Powell Supreme Court of Missouri


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

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


Supreme Court of Missouri

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Judge W. Brent Powell was appointed to the Supreme Court of Missouri in 2017. He was previously a circuit judge in Division 11 of the 16th Judicial Circuit in Jackson County. Judge Powell earned a B.A. from William Jewell College and a J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Judge Powell is a member of the Missouri Sentencing Advisory Commission, The Missouri Bar, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He serves on the Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance (LEAP) board of governors and is an active member of Visitation Catholic Church.