COLUMBIA, Mo. - Boone and Callaway counties will now have a new judge to preside over cases.
Judge J. Hasbrouck “Brouck” Jacobs was sworn in Friday afternoon at the Boone County Courthouse.
Jacobs was appointed by Gov. Eric Greitens last week.
Before his appointment, Jacobs was an assistant prosecutor in Boone County. He has also worked in North Carolina, been an assistant prosecutor in Saint Louis County as well as an assistant state attorney in Florida.
Jacobs will start hearing court cases next week.