Hon. Kathy Surratt-States
US Bankruptcy Court
Hon. Kathy A. Surratt-States received her B.A., cum laude, from Oklahoma City University in 1988 and J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis in 1991. She clerked for Bankruptcy Judge James J. Barta from 1991 to 1993 and then joined Campbell & Coyne, P.C. She joined Ziercher and Hocker. P.C. in 1998 and became partner in 2000. Ziercher & Hocker, P.C. merged with Husch & Eppenberger, L.L.C., now known as Husch Blackwell where she practiced until her appointment to the Bankruptcy Court in 2003. She also served on the Panel of Bankruptcy Trustee for the Eastern District of Missouri from 1997 to 2003.