Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed Dennis C. Eckold, of Kansas City, as an associate circuit judge of the Sixth Circuit (Platte County).
Eckold will fill the vacancy created by the Governor’s appointment in January of the Gary D. Witt to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.
“Dennis Eckold has gained strong and varied legal experience in his 27 years as an attorney in Missouri, including work on criminal, family law, juvenile, traffic, and contract cases,” Gov. Nixon said.