Judge Alan Blankenship is an Associate Circuit Judge in Stone County, Missouri, serving in that position since January 2003. He is a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Committee for Treatment Courts, Missouri Supreme Court Trial Judge Education Committee, and Missouri Supreme Court Civic Education Committee, and has served on or chaired several Supreme Court work groups.
He is a member of the teaching faculty for Missouri Trial Judge Education programs, National Drug Court Institute (NDCI), and National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC). He is a Fellow with the National Courts and Science Institute (formerly ASTAR, a U.S. Department of Justice program to train judges in advanced science and technology).
Included in his judicial duties is presiding over the Stone County Adult Drug Court, which was selected as is a National Mentor Court through the NDCI, and a DWI Court. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Association of Treatment Court Professionals, and the American Legion Missouri Boys State Board of Directors and volunteer staff. He attended law school at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Before his legal career, he served with the Missouri State Auditor on the professional staff and became a certified public accountant in 1986.