Associate Circuit Judge Chad Gaddie
Division 5 Courtroom — Room 322
Judge Chad Gaddie was elected Associate Circuit in 2022. His present term expires December 31, 2026.
Prior to taking the bench, Judge Gaddie was a practicing attorney throughout Northwest Missouri. He previously served as the county attorney for Buchanan County. Judge Gaddie is a former president of the St. Joseph Bar Association and served on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Bar Association.
Judge Gaddie presides over a variety of civil cases, including cases where the amount of controversy is $25,000.00 or less, small claims actions and landlord tenant cases. In addition, he presides over felony and misdemeanor changes of non-support and misdemeanor criminal cases in Buchanan County. He also presides over preliminary hearings in Buchanan County on criminal felony complaints.
Judge Gaddie currently resides in St. Joseph, Missouri with his wife.
The Honorable Chad Gaddie
Buchanan County Courthouse
Division 5 Associate Circuit Court
411 Jules Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Division 5 Court Clerk (816) 271-1454