Carolyn C. Whittington

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Carolyn C. Whittington
Court Information:
Missouri 21st Judicial Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Position:   Division 7
Active:   1/19/2002-Present
Past position:   Associate judge, 21st Circuit Court
Past term:   1992-2002
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Northwestern University in Evanston
Law School:   St. Louis University

Carolyn C. Whittington is a circuit court judge for the 21st Circuit Court in Missouri.[1] She has been a circuit judge since 2002.[2]


Judge Whittington received her Bachelor of Journalism degree at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and her Juris Doctor from St. Louis University.[2][3]




Whittington was retained to the circuit court on November 2, 2010, receiving 62.6 percent of the vote.[4][2][5]

See also: Missouri judicial elections, 2010

Performance evaluation

Click here to read Judge Whittington's performance evaluation from The 21st Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee.

Notable cases

Ferguson shooting (2014)

Whittington was assigned to oversee the grand jury following the 2014 shooting of Mike Brown by Police Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.[6]

See also

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