Judge Adam L. Caine was appointed by Governor Michael L. Parson on April 20, 2020. At the time of his appointment, Judge Caine served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri. 

Judge Caine is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law where he was a member of the National Moot Court Team and an Articles and Symposia Editor of the Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Missouri State University, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Judge Caine is a native of Eldon, Missouri. 

Following law school, Judge Caine began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Dale Youngs. He then served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office. During his tenure at the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, Judge Caine served as a trial team leader and was recognized as the Patrick B. Hall Trial Attorney of the Year.    

He received the Lon O. Hocker Award from the Missouri Bar Foundation in 2015.