Nixon appoints replacement judge for Missouri appeals court
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named Jefferson County Circuit Judge Lisa Page to a state appeals court.
Nixon on Tuesday announced he appointed Page to the Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeals. Page will replace Judge Clifford Ahrens, who retired in August after serving nearly 25 years on that court.
Page has served as a circuit judge in Jefferson County since January 2007. She was appointed as a special judge for two Missouri Supreme Court cases and also has been appointed as a court of appeals special judge.
The Festus resident previously served as a municipal judge for Crystal City and DeSoto. Her law degree is from Saint Louis University School of Law.