Joseph Aubuchon has practiced law for over forty years. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington Univeristy in 1966 and graduated from the Univeristy of Missouri School of Law in 1969. He then served as an officer in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence in Viet Nam, emerging with the rank of captain. Mr. Aubuchon practiced law in Clayton, MIssouri, from 1971 until 1975, when he joined the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney of Franklin County. He was appointed as an Associate Circuit Judge by the Govenor of Missouri in 1978. He resumed the private practice of law in 1987. He has practiced law since that time with an emphasis in trial work.