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Bill Tackett -- Biographical Information


Juris Doctor of Law, 1987
University of Missouri - Columbia
School of Law

Master of Public Administration, 1984
University of Missouri - Columbia
School of Business and Public Administration

Bachelor of Journalism, 1982
University of Missouri - Columbia
School of Journalism


2003 -- present
Cole County Prosecuting Attorney

1989 - 2002
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Law Clerk
Judge Edward Robertson
Missouri Supreme Court

1985 - 1986
Law Clerk
Missouri Judicial Conference
Missouri Supreme Court

Civic and Professional Committees:

Rape and Abuse Crisis Service (RACS): Chairman, Board of Directors; Co-Founder and Chairman of the Foundation Board

Special Olympics: Co-Chairman of Statewide Softball Tournament

Boy Scouts of America: President, National Eagle Scouts Association for Great Rivers Council; Member of Executive Board Great Rivers Council; Co-founder, Law Explorer Post at Jefferson City High School; Scout Leader, Conservation Explorer Post

Cole County Historical Society: President, Board of Directors, Member

Child Fatality Review Board: Chairman

Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (MAPA): Member of Correctional Institutions Committee

Missouri Bar: Vice-chairman of the Missouri Bar Association Criminal Law Committee

Instructor: Missouri Office of Prosecution Services (MOPS) Annual Trial School

Cole County Drug Court team

Church Member, First United Methodist Church


This page last updated 13 January 2015