Speakers Bureau

Members of the St. Louis County Judicial Speakers Bureau are available to speak to elementary, middle and high school groups, universities, town hall meetings, churches and civic organizations on a wide range of topics, at no charge. Please send us your request at least three weeks in advance, and let us know how long you would like the judge to speak.

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Tours

Complimentary guided tours of the St. Louis County Courthouse are available during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) on weekdays only.  For more information on guided tours, please click below.

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News Releases

Presiding Judge Michael D. Burton Limits Court Operations in Order to Protect Public Health, Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

St. Louis County Circuit Court105 South Central AveClayton, MO 63105 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Presiding Judge Michael D. Burton Limits Court Operations in Order to Protect Public Health, Prevent Spread of Coronavirus Jurors Not Needed for Weeks of March 16 and March 23 CLAYTON, MO –March 13, 2020 – Presiding Judge Michael D. Burton issued an Administrative Order scaling back court operations in order to protect public health and prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. The order coincides with declarations of a state of emergency by St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson. “Our court will remain…

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Governor Parson Appoints the Honorable Jason D. Dodson as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit

January 31, 2020

Governor Parson Appoints the Honorable Jason D. Dodson as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable Jason D. Dodson as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Michael T. Jamison.   Mr. Dodson, of Kirkwood, currently serves as an Associate Circuit Judge in St. Louis County. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and a Juris Doctorate from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. #

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Regional Bar Associations, Prosecuting Attorney Pledge Support for Court’s Public Defender Wait List Initiative

January 24, 2020

St. Louis County Circuit Court 105 South Central Avenue Clayton, Missouri 63105   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Regional Bar Associations, Prosecuting Attorney Pledge Support for Court’s Public Defender Wait List Initiative Private Attorney Appointments, Video Training to Begin Soon CLAYTON, MO – January 23, 2020 – In remarks given at the St. Louis County Courthouse Monday, Presiding Judge Gloria C. Reno praised the leaders of regional bar associations, state public defenders and St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell for their support of a court initiative deploying private attorneys to represent indigent defendants on a wait list for public defenders. In…

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