Judge William T. Lohmar Jr. was elected in April 2012 to the final two years of a six-year term that became open when his son, Timothy Lohmar, was elected as a judge in Missouri’s 11th Judicial Circuit. William Lohmar was appointed to the SCC Board of Trustees in January 2011. He is the Board treasurer.
Lohmar is a senior judge for the state of Missouri, the St. Charles City Municipal Judge and the senior partner with Lohmar, Staebell and Burlison LLC. Lohmar also served as 11th Circuit Court Judge from 1978-1996 and 2004-2010. He was a partner in the law firm of Lohmar & Lohmar from 1997-2003. He began his judicial career in 1974 as a Magistrate Judge in St. Charles County.
As an advocate of education and professional development, Lohmar has served as an instructor at Lindenwood University and the former St. Mary’s College in O’Fallon, Mo. His service also has included positions as instructor and panelist for both the National Judicial College in Reno, Nev., and the State of Missouri Judicial Education Committee for the Office of State Court Administrator in Jefferson City, Mo.
Lohmar is a member of the St. Charles County Bar Association where he is a past president. He is a member of the Parkside Senior Citizens Retirement Center Board of Directors and was a past board president for the Jaycees Parkside Village. Lohmar is a past congregational president and a current member of St. John United Church of Christ.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Southeast Missouri State University and he earned his juris doctorate degree from St. Louis University School of Law.
Lohmar and his wife, Shirley, have one child (Timothy) and two grandchildren. They have lived in St. Charles County since 1972.