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Missouri Court of Appeals Judge Victor Howard left the bench to dedicate himself exclusively to providing mediation and arbitration services. Judge Howard is one of Missouri’s highest rated judges according to Missouri Bar surveys. Recipient of “Judge of the Year” award by the Association of Women Lawyers and selected Best Western District Appellate Judge by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. (Attorney vote). Judge Howard, formerly served as Circuit Judge in Clay County and as President of the Clay County Bar Association. He retired from the Missouri Court of Appeals after serving as a Missouri Judge for over 25 years. He served as Presiding Judge of the Court of Appeals from 2006-2008. As a trial judge in Clay County Judge Howard presided over more than 100 jury trials. In his work on the Court of Appeals, Judge Howard conducted numerous appellate mediations and authored over 1,200 opinions. Judge Howard has utilized his extensive experience in a fair and impartial manner to facilitate the resolution of difficult legal problems.
Education
University of Central Missouri
University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Law- Juris Doctor
Memberships & Affiliations
The Missouri Bar
Supreme Court
Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Civic Education
Mo Bar Judicial Committee on Children and the Law
The Kansas Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association- Appellate Law Committee- Co Chair Bench/Bar Conference
Clay County Bar Association (Former President)
Platte County Bar Association
American Judges Association (Former National Delegate)
Chair, Appellate Judge Education Committee ( Supreme Court appointment)
Coordinating Commission on Education in the Judicial Branch (Supreme Court appointment)
Former Law Clerk for Jackson County Circuit Judge
Adjunct Professor teaching law at colleges and Military Officers (Major and above) at the Command and General Staff College at Ft.
Leavenworth
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Nothing contained herein is intended to give legal advice. Individuals should always consult with an attorney before entering into a contract
Missouri Court of Appeals Judge Victor Howard left the bench to dedicate himself exclusively to providing mediation and arbitration services. Judge Howard
is one of Missouri’s highest rated judges according to Missouri Bar surveys. Recipient of “Judge of the Year” award by the Association of Women Lawyers
and selected Best Western District Appellate Judge by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. (Attorney vote).
Judge Howard, formerly served as Circuit Judge in Clay County and as President of the Clay County Bar Association. He retired from the Missouri Court of
Appeals after serving as a Missouri Judge for over 25 years. He served as Presiding Judge of the Court of Appeals from 2008 to 2010.
As a trial judge in Clay County Judge Howard presided over more than 100 jury trials. In his work on the Court of Appeals, Judge Howard conducted
numerous appellate mediations and authored over 1,200 opinions.
Judge Howard has utilized his extensive experience in a fair and impartial manner to facilitate the resolution of difficult legal problems.
Education
University of Central Missouri
University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Law- Juris Doctor
Memberships & Affiliations
The Missouri Bar
Supreme Court
Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Civic Education
Mo Bar Judicial Committee on Children and the Law
The Kansas Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association- Appellate Law Committee- Co Chair Bench/Bar Conference
Clay County Bar Association (Former President)
Platte County Bar Association
American Judges Association (Former National Delegate)
Chair, Appellate Judge Education Committee ( Supreme Court appointment)
Coordinating Commission on Education in the Judicial Branch (Supreme Court appointment)
Former Law Clerk for Jackson County Circuit Judge
Adjunct Professor teaching law at colleges and Military Officers (Major and above) at the Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth
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Our staff will contact you on receipt of your Appointment Request form.

Nothing contained herein is intended to give legal advice. Individuals should always consult with an attorney before entering into a contract
Judge Robert M. Schieber was appointed as Circuit Judge in November 2006 by Gov. Matt Blunt. Schieber was appointed by the Circuit Court as Family Court Commissioner in May 2000. Schieber was assistant legal advisor to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department from 1998-2000. He was also on contract with the Jackson County Family Court’s Office of the Juvenile Officer from 1997 until his appointment as Family Court Commissioner, representing that office in cases on appeal. Schieber’s legal career began in the Jackson County Circuit Court in 1988 when he was law clerk for then-Circuit Judge John I. Moran. Schieber has worked in public and private practice. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1983, and his juris doctorate in 1988 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Judge Schieber has presided over 150 jury trials during the past decade including many complex cases such as the JJ’s explosion litigation and the products liability case involving two separate pelvic mesh products that received national attention. He has the distinction of trying the most jury trials in the area’s largest trial court over the last 10 years. In addition to his extensive judicial experience and training, Judge Schieber has studied mediation techniques at the National Judicial College and through the University of Missouri School of Law Center for Dispute Resolution. Education 1979-1983 University of Missouri - Columbia, Bachelor of Journalism degree: dual degree in Broadcast and Advertising Journalism 1985- 1988 University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Law- Juris Doctor Memberships & Affiliations The Missouri Bar Supreme Court Judicial Committee for the Court and Community Collaboration Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Civic Education Mo Bar Judicial Committee on Children and the Law The Kansas Bar Association Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association - Juvenile Law Committee - Family Law Committee - Criminal Law Committee - Voice of Justice Committee - Committee for Children and the Law Former member - Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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