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Sippel, Rodney W.

Born 1956 in Jefferson City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 15, 1997, to a seat vacated by Stephen N. Limbaugh. Confirmed by the Senate on November 8, 1997, and received commission on November 12, 1997. Served as chief judge, 2016-present.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 15, 1997, to a seat vacated by Stephen N. Limbaugh. Confirmed by the Senate on November 8, 1997, and received commission on November 12, 1997.

Education:
University of Tulsa, B.S., 1978
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:

Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1982-1993, 1995-1997
Administrative assistant, U.S. Rep. Richard A. Gephardt of Missouri, 1993-1995
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2009-2015