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St. Louis Circuit Attorney

Gabriel Gore
Sep 14, 2023

Charges in St. Louis more than doubled after embattled St. Louis prosecutor resigned

Criminal prosecutions have more than doubled in St. Louis since the city’s progressive prosecutor resigned under fire.

Close up of a lot of law reports in library
Jul 21, 2023

Gore appoints retired Judge Booker Shaw to review Christopher Dunn case

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Gabe Gore has appointed retired Judge Booker Shaw as a special assistant circuit attorney to assist his office in reviewing the conviction of Christopher Dunn.

Keith Williamson speaks to a crowd
Jun 30, 2023

Circuit Attorney names Williamson to community engagement role

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Gabe Gore has named former Centene general counsel Keith Williamson as his interim director of community engagement.

Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.
Jun 29, 2023

Assistant U.S. attorneys to help clear St. Louis Circuit homicide backlog

Eight assistant U.S. attorneys have been cross-designated to handle homicide cases for the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office.

Gabriel Gore
Jun 28, 2023

Federal prosecutors to help clear backlog of murder cases in St. Louis

The U.S. Attorney's Office in St. Louis will loan eight prosecutors to the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office to help clear a backlog homicide cases, officials from both offices said Tuesday.

Close up of a lot of law reports in library
Jun 5, 2023

New staff members join St. Louis circuit attorney’s office

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Gabe Gore added several attorneys to his staff shortly after he was sworn in on May 30 as the city’s lead prosecutor.

Gabriel Gore
May 30, 2023

Gore sworn in as St. Louis circuit attorney

As he was formally sworn in on May 30, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Gabriel Gore vowed to tackle the “violent crime crisis” in St. Louis while rebuilding trust in his office.

May 19, 2023

Parson picks ex-federal prosecutor to replace Kim Gardner

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday named Gabe Gore, a former assistant U.S. attorney, as the new chief prosecutor in St. Louis, three days after Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's sudden departure.

Kim Gardner in front of a lectern
May 16, 2023

Kim Gardner steps down as St. Louis’ elected prosecutor

Embattled St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, who had announced she would resign effective June 1, said Tuesday she is leaving office immediately, ending a turbulent tenure marked by frequent criticism, especially from Missouri's Republican leaders.

May 15, 2023

Kim Gardner seeks to free man imprisoned 33 years for murder

St. Louis' top prosecutor has asked a court to set aside the conviction of a man who has spent 33 years in prison for a killing he says he didn't commit, after witnesses who testified against him later said authorities had pressured them to lie.

May 11, 2023

Search for St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner’s replacement begins

Missouri's Republican governor is taking applications to replace the soon-to-depart St. Louis prosecutor. Gov. Mike Parson said Wednesday that he's looking for a St. Louis lawyer with strong managerial experience and a commitment to the rule of law to take over from embattled St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner.

Close-up of Kim Gardner's face in a courtroom as she sits with her right hand curled up near her chin
May 4, 2023

Gardner to leave office as of June 1

Embattled St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will resign her office, effective June 1.

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