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Judge Christina Mennemeyer Bio, Now, Age, Husband

Meet Christina Mennemeyer, the judge who oversee the Betsy Faria case in 2013. Christina faced several accusations regarding Russ Faria’s case. In 2022, Christina found herself again in the spotlight after NBC picked up Betsy’s story for the TV show The Thing About Pam.

So, it is natural for viewers to want to know about Christina’s personal life. Here we discuss details on her age, husband, now, and her career. So, keep scrolling down to learn more about her as of 2022.

Meet Christina Mennemeyer, Judge On The Betsy Faria Murder Case

In 2013, Missouri-native Russ Faria was presented before the court for the trial of the murder of Betsy Faria. Christina Mennemeyer is also responsible for the wrongful conviction of Betsy Faria’s husband Russ.

Christina is not only a judge on Betsy’s case, but she is also a childhood friend of prosecutor Leah Askey. She reportedly didn’t allow Russ’s attorney to present evidence about another possible suspect. Judge Christina didn’t allow Joel to present the fact that Pam was the sole beneficiary of Betsy’s $150,000 life insurance policy.

Moreover, Christina also “refused to allow the defense to present cell telephone evidence that showed the victim’s friend appears to have remained near the Faria home for as long as 30 minutes past the time she originally said she left after dropping the victim off.”

Russ’s attorney Joel appealed the decision and filed for a trial however Christian turned down the appeal in December 2013.

But in 2015, Joel’s appeal was re-accepted and Russ’s case was opened for re-evaluation from the very start. Fortunately, Russ in 2015, got exonerated and got released after serving 3 years in prison.

In the following months, various other cases overseen by Mennemeyer were overturned by the Court of Appeals.

Where Is Judge Christina Mennemeyer Now?

In 2017, Christina Mennemeyer has announced six months suspension without pay after being accused of postponing the appointment of public defenders in probation cases. Moreover, Missouri’s Commission on Retirement, Removal, and Discipline, an independent state agency, had recommended the suspension in September 2016, and the state’s Supreme Court accepted the recommendation in January 2017.

In addition, the director alleged a “judicial practice of deliberately postponing the appointment of counsel to indigent defendants in probation violation cases until after the period for disqualification of the judge has passed, for the stated and overt reason of preventing the public defender from disqualifying her.” The director further charged that Respondent “threatened to bring bar complaints against any public defender who entered an appearance in advance of her appointment date.”

There is no evidence of Judge Christina sitting as a judge after current judge Patrick S. Flynn was seated in 2018. But, she reportedly lives in Troy, Missouri as of this writing.

Judge Christina Mennemeyer Age

Born in December 1971, Christina Mennemeyer turned 50 years old in 2021.

Judge Christina Mennemeyer Husband

There is no information on Christina Mennemeyer’s marriage. There is no mention of her having a husband anywhere. Furthermore, Christina keeps herself away from social media so there are no updates and information on her husband and kids.

Is Judge Christina Mennemeyer On Facebook?

No, Judge Christina doesn’t seem to be on any of the social media platforms.

Judge Christina Mennemeyer Career

Judge Christina Mennemeyer started working as an associate with Mueller, Beck & Meyer. According to, her main area of practice were criminal defense, family, juvenile law, probate, and real estate.

However, in 2012, Christina competed against Gary Grunick and won the Republican primary receiving 14801 votes during the election. She won the election of the 45th Circuit Court.

Related FAQs

  • Where Does Judge Christina Mennemeyer Reside?

As the report shows, Christina is currently living in Troy, Missouri.

  • Who Plays Judge Christina Mennemeyer In The Thing About Pam?

Actress Heather Magee played the role of Christina Mennemeyer. Some of Heather’s work is The Fox Hunter, Swagger, Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests, and Johnny Awful.

  • Where Did Judge Christina Mennemeyer Recieve Her Education?

Christina earned her B.S. in education and J.D. from the University of Missouri.

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