Hon. Janet Thompson

Commissioner, Boone County, Mo.

Commissioner Janet Thompson of Boone County, Missouri served as an assistant public defender for the Missouri State Public Defender System for almost 25 years and is an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, resolving securities disputes around the country. She served as a disciplinary hearing officer for the Missouri Bar and has published articles in Fordham University's Law Review and the Journal of the Missouri Bar and has given professional presentations for the Missouri Bar, National Legal Aid & Defender Association, Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the University of Missouri's School of Law, Stephens College and William Woods University. Commissioner Thompson received her juris doctorate and master's degree in alternative dispute resolution from the University of Missouri.