Governor Mike Parson appointed Judge Jack A.L. Goodman, ’98, to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District. Judge Goodman succeeds Judge Daniel E. Scott, who retired on December 31, 2020. A Monett resident, he was sworn in on January 29, 2021, and is commuting to the appellate court offices in Springfield.
Judge Goodman had served as the Presiding Judge of the 39th Judicial Circuit. He is an active member of the Mt. Vernon Kiwanis Club, the Mt. Vernon Rotary Club, and several local Chambers of Commerce. Judge Goodman and his family are active members of their church and other community organizations.