Judge mark a. Powell
B.A. in Psychology, cum laude, Missouri State University, 1982.
J.D., with honors, Drake University, 1985.
Established Truancy Court Program at Reed Middle School.
Recipient Red Cross Everyday Hero Award.
Council of Churches Gift of Time Award.
Leadership Springfield's O. Franklin Kenworthy Award for Outstanding Leadership.
Practiced law with Miller and Sanford P.C. (now Lathrop & Gage L.L.P.), 1985-2000.
Appointed Associate Circuit Judge in March 2000.
Member Circuit Court Budget Committee 2008 to present.
Elected as Judge in 2000, 2002, 2006; Retained in 2010, 2014.