BRANSON, Mo., 9/12/2023 – Taney County 46 Judicial Circuit Court Municipal Judge, Thomas Motley, has been appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to the Missouri Court Automation (MCA) Committee, a committee that oversees the state’s court technology systems.
Judge Motley has been the Branson Municipal Judge since 2001 and is the owner of The Motley Law Firm in Branson.
“I am humbled the Missouri Supreme Court chose me as the Municipal Judge representative for this position. An appointment on this committee is an honor and a great chance to contribute and give back,” said Judge Motley. “I’m hoping to be able to provide insight into certain aspects of Municipal Court operations that might not otherwise be known. I hope to assist in ensuring the existing technology and user system is friendly and useful to all.”
MCA’s mission is to coordinate development and organize strategies to undertake planning and acquisition of necessary computer systems and network facilities to modernize information processing activities in all circuit courts and municipal divisions.
“We are excited for this opportunity for Judge Motley. The Missouri Supreme Court sees what we see, someone who works hard and can be trusted. There is no doubt he will represent Branson well,” said Branson City Clerk, Hillary Briand.
Judge Motley is a member of the American, Missouri and Taney County Bar Associations as well as a member and board member of the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association. He is a graduate of College of the Ozarks and the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law.