Patricia A. Brock Loveland, pictured left, is the new municipal court judge, according to an announcement by the city of Neosho. She replaces Judge Dwight Douglas who is retiring.
A lawyer specializing in domestic violence/neglect with offices at 123 E. Main in Neosho, Loveland will join the staff of the Neosho Municipal Court beginning Monday, May 18, 2009.
In 2003 Loveland served as a Newton County assistant prosecuting attorney and associate municipal court judge for the city of Neosho.
A Neosho native, Loveland graduated from Neosho High School in the class of 1979. She attained a law degree from the University of Tulsa and became a member of the Missouri Bar.
Loveland has a son, Jake, 23, of Olathe, KS.