Larry Bryson likes his job.
"I enjoy the citizens, the work, the staff and the people I work with," he said.
PERSONAL: Age 61. Married to Patti Bryson. Has four children, Caleb, Lucas, Matthew and Amity.
PARTY AFFILIATION: Democrat
ON THE WEB: Website: http://judgebryson.com/ E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
OCCUPATION: Associate Circuit Judge, Division 5
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in political science, MU; juris doctorate, MU.
BACKGROUND: Experience in private legal practice. Member of Missouri Judicial Conference and Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges. Member of First Baptist Church, Centralia.
Bryson has been serving as the Division 5 associate circuit judge since Jan.1, 1987. After he graduated from MU School of Law, Bryson worked at a private law firm for 14 years until he was elected in 1986.
"I’ve done the job, I like do it, I want to continue doing it and use the education they’ve provided me to serve the citizens of the county," Bryson said.
Since his election, Bryson said he has completed 900-1,000 hours of continued judicial education.
His top issue is being fair and impartial in the courtroom.