Teitelman Release

Director’s Office

Woodrail Centre
1000 West Nifong, Building 7, Suite 100
Columbia, Missouri 65203
Telephone: 573-526-5212 Fax: 573-777-9975

Official Statement – For Immediate Release

November 29, 2016 (COLUMBIA, MO)

Death of Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard B. Teitelman

This statement is being released in response to the reported passing of Missouri Supreme Court Judge Richard B. Teitelman.

“Today Missouri lost a great champion for the poor and marginalized. We pause to honor his service, not just as an accomplished jurist of the State’s highest court, but as a humble and committed public servant,” said Michael Barrett, Director of the Missouri State Public Defender.

The Missouri State Public Defender provides legal representation throughout the state to indigent clients in criminal cases. To learn more about the Missouri State Public Defender, visit: http://publicdefender.mo.gov.

For questions regarding this information, please contact:

Michael Barrett Director
Telephone: 573-777-9977
Email: michael.barrett@mspd.mo.gov