Governor Parson Appoints the Honorable Rick Roberts as Circuit Judge for the 1stJudicial Circuit

Missouri Governor Mike Parson and Judge Rick Roberts, shown together at an event earlier in 2020.

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable Rick Roberts as Circuit Judge for the 1st Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Gary Dial.

Judge Roberts, of Kahoka, is currently an Associate Circuit Judge in Clark County. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Truman State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.