(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed William Lynch as the Newton County Prosecuting Attorney.

Mr. Lynch has served as the interim prosecuting attorney since the Honorable Judge Jake Skouby took office as an Associate Circuit Judge in the 40th Judicial Circuit. Mr. Lynch holds bachelor’s degree from Missouri Southern State University and a master’s degree and Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia.