BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 219
January 11, 2013
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Judge Jimmie M. Edwards

WHEREAS, Jimmie M. Edwards was appointed Circuit Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court in the State of Missouri in April 1992; and

WHEREAS, Judge Edwards graduated from Saint Louis University in 1978, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and again in 1982, where he earned a Juris Doctorate Degree. Judge Edwards began the private practice of law in a small law firm in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1981; and in 1984 he joined Sabreliner Corporation, an aircraft manufacturer, where he served as its general counsel. After serving in that capacity for six years, he joined the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company legal staff until 1992, when he was appointed circuit judge; and

WHEREAS, Judge Edwards has served as a Special Missouri Supreme Court Judge. He is the Chairman of the Missouri Supreme Court's Records Committee. His committee is responsible for drafting uniform court documents and pleadings for use in all Missouri courts in addition to the development of record retention and destruction policies. Additionally, Judge Edwards is a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Civil Rules committee. The Civil Rules Committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending changes to civil rules that govern civil practice and procedure in Missouri courts. He has served on the Executive Council for all Missouri State Judges, as well as the Missouri Habeas Corpus subcommittees; and

WHEREAS, Judge Edwards teaches law related courses at Sanford Brown College. In addition, Judge Edwards is a professor at Saint Louis University, as well as a visiting lecturer at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, Judge Edwards' leadership is demonstrated by his founding of the Innovated Concept Academy; and

WHEREAS, currently, Judge Edwards is the Chief Juvenile Court Judge for the City of St. Louis; and

WHEREAS, Judge Jimmie M. Edwards is married to Stacy Maria and they have three children, Murphy, Ashley and John. They are members of the Antioch Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize Judge Jimmie M. Edwards and we wish him continued success, achievement and accomplishment and we further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to our honorees at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.

Introduced on the 11th day of January, 2013 by:

Honorable Marlene Davis, Alderman 19th Ward

Adopted this the 11th day of January, 2013 as attested by:

David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen

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