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Black Judge Marvin Teer, Jr. of St. Louis, Missouri

August 15, 2008


Judge Marvin Teer, Jr. shows off the lamp he donated for a charitable organization

Judge Marvin Teer, Jr. shows off the lamp he donated for a charitable organization

On Fri, Jul 15, 2005, a press release was distributed regarding the appointment of a black judge in St. Louis’ municipal court.

Mayor Slay Appoints New Municipal Judge

ST. LOUIS – Mayor Francis G. Slay today announced he has appointed Marvin Teer, Jr., as a Municipal Judge in the City of St. Louis. Judge Teer was an assistant city counselor and is the president of the Mound City Bar Association, one of the oldest African American bar associations west of the Mississippi River.
“Marvin Teer is a terrific lawyer. His experience as a prosecutor, assistant attorney general, and assistant city counselor will serve him well in his new capacity,” Slay said.

“I am very pleased that Mayor Slay had enough confidence to appoint me to this important position,” Judge Teer said. “I will make him and the City proud.”

Municipal judges hear cases ranging from traffic violations, to housing cases, to problem properties. It pays $70,694 per year.

Mound City Bar Association
PO Box 1543
St. Louis, MO 63188

Judge Marvin Teer, Jr.
President
4326 W. Pine Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 267-6132

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