Tag Archives: Judge Karl DeMarce

DeMarce’s 71st Annual Memorial Day Address Offers Challenge to Honor Heroes by Accepting Responsibilities of Citizenship

The following is the Memorial Day Service address presented by Judge Karl DeMarce on May 29th, 2017 in Memphis, MO It is a breath-taking honor, to have been asked to give this Memorial Day address.  It is an even greater honor, and deeply humbling, when it comes to someone who knows very well that he […]

Judge DeMarce to Address 71st Annual Memorial Day Services

Judge Karl DeMarce will be the featured speaker on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts the 71st Annual Memorial Day Services on the lawn of the Scotland County Courthouse. The services will begin at 10 a.m. with Post Commander Lloyd Erickson and program chairman Donnie […]

Teen Drivers Fined $500 for ‘Street Racing’

A recent Scotland County court case has assigned a pretty hefty price tag to what might be considered by some as just boys having a little fun. Two area teenagers received $500 fines after pleading guilty to municipal charges of excessive acceleration at their March 22nd court date before Associate Circuit Judge Karl DeMarce. The […]

Judge DeMarce, Fellow Supreme Court Work Group Members Issue Report on Municipal Court Reform

A report on the statewide review of Missouri’s municipal courts appears to point the finger back to St. Louis, where the call for reform originated following the Ferguson riots that stemmed from the shooting death of Michael Brown in August of 2014. “The evidence we have received to date suggests that the most serious concerns, […]

The Rights of Conscience

Dear Chris, Thank you for allowing me to share what follows with the people of Scotland County.  In this letter, I am not speaking on behalf of the state or county government, or on behalf of the judiciary or of any other judge.  Rather, I am sharing these thoughts only as an individual officeholder, and […]

Judge DeMarce Appointed to Supreme Court Commission to Improve State’s Municipal Courts        

  JEFFERSON CITY – The Supreme Court of Missouri today announced the formation of the Supreme Court Municipal Division Work Group, which it has charged with reviewing all matters relevant to practice in the municipal divisions throughout the state, with ensuring public input, and with recommending appropriate improvements to the system. The Municipal Division Work […]

Missouri Chief Justice Honors Judge Karl A.W. DeMarce  During Annual Awards Ceremony

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Judge Karl A.W. DeMarce, an associate circuit judge in Scotland County (in the 1st Judicial Circuit), was one of seven judges honored by Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Mary R. Russell at an annual ceremony honoring exemplary service to the people of Missouri. The ceremony was held Thursday morning, September […]

Judge DeMarce to Serve as President of MAPACJ

Scotland County Associate Circuit Judge Karl DeMarce was handed the gavel as the new president of the Missouri Association of Probate & Associate Circuit Judges (MAPACJ) at its 97th Annual Meeting in Lake of the Ozarks.   In attendance were Judge DeMarce’s wife, Brenda, Schuyler County Associate Circuit Judge, Kelly Lovekamp, Schuyler County Deputy  Clerk, Penny […]