Witt elected president
of state judges group
At the 88th annual meeting of the Missouri Association
of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges held April 2-4,
Judge Gary Witt of Platte County was elected as president
of the association.
The association is dedicated to the promotion of the
welfare and mutual interests of the members, to conduct
continuing education for the judges of this state and
to work with the legislature to enact laws which allow
the circuit courts to better serve the people of the State
of Missouri in the administration of justice.
The association is made up of associate circuit judges,
probate judges, family court commissioners, probate commissioners,
and drug court commissioners from across the state.
Witt served on the Association Board of Directors for
three years and has served as vice president for the past
year. As vice president, he was in charge of the annual
meeting held this year in Columbia. During the three days
that the meeting was held, in addition to the business
meeting, educational programs were presented dealing with
family law, probate law, post conviction relief hearings,
civil/domestic discovery issues, judicial ethics, landlord/tenant
and collection cases, and many other topics.
The presenters consisted of judges, commissioners and
lawyers from across the state with expertise in these
Approximately 140 members of the association were in
attendance at this years meeting. The membership was addressed
by Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Limbaugh,
Jr. at the annual banquet.
Witt is an associate circuit judge from the Sixth Judicial
Circuit in Platte County, a position he has held since