Circuit Judge Patrick K. Robb

Division 3 Courtroom — Room 311

Judge Patrick K. Robb received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Southeast Missouri State University. He received his Jurist Doctorate Degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

After completing his formal study, Judge Robb was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Buchanan County and practiced law until his election as an Associate Circuit Judge for Buchanan County in 1986. He served in this capacity from 1987 to 1989. Judge Robb was elected Circuit Judge in 1988 and re-elected in 1994, 2000, 2006, 2012 and 2018. His present term expires December 31, 2024.

Patrick Robb served as the Presiding Judge of the 5th Judicial Circuit from 1995 to 2018. He also served as Chair of the Supreme Court Committee on Procedure in Criminal Cases and the Presiding Judges’ Executive Committee. He is a member of the Missouri Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. He has served on the faculty of the Missouri Judicial College and as a presenter at a seminar on criminal procedures.

Judge Robb and his wife, Carol, have two children.

Mailing Address:
The Honorable Patrick K. Robb
Buchanan County Courthouse
Division 3 Circuit Court
411 Jules Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501

Division 3 Civil and Criminal Court Clerk (816) 271-1444
Juvenile Court Clerk (816) 271-1464
Court Reporter (816) 271-1474