July/August 2014
New Clerk of Court for Eastern District
of Missouri: Gregory Linhares

The Eastern District of Missouri recently appointed Gregory J. Linhares as the new Clerk of Court. He takes the place of James G. Woodward, who retired on June 30.

Following his graduation from the St. Louis University School of Law, Gregory worked as a staff attorney for the Missouri Joint Comittee on Legislative Research, then as a legislative analyst for the Missouri House of Representatives and later chief of staff and counsel to the House Majority Floor Leader. From 2002 until 2008 he served as commission counsel and legislative liaison for the Missouri Supreme Court.

Most recently he served as the Missouri State Courts Administrator, where he oversaw the state’s court system, provided budget oversight, and led the development of new court technology tools. Welcome, Gregory!