(Farmington) Governor Mike Parson announced today the appointment of Brice R. Sechrest as Associate Circuit Judge for St. Francois County in the 24th Judicial Circuit.

Sechrest will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the resignation of the Judge Joe Goff Jr.

The appointment will become effective on September 6th.

Sechrest is from Farmington.

He currently serves as an attorney at Williams & Sechrest P.C. in Park Hills.

He earned an Associate of Arts from Mineral Area College in Park Hills, a Bachelor of Science from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, and a Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.