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

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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Motion to implement a wait list of indigent defendants pursuant to RSMO 600.063

January 24, 2020

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SAINT LOUIS COUNTY STATE OF MISSOURI   IN RE: MISSOURI STATE PUBLIC DEFENDER, Dist. 21, St. Louis County Trial Office Cause No. 18SL-CC00129   Motion to implement a wait list of indigent defendants pursuant to RSMO 600.063   Comes now, Stephen Reynolds, District Defender of the St. Louis Trial Office of the Missouri State Public Defender (“Dist. 21 MSPD”), and requests this Court to implement a wait list of defendants who qualify for public defender services. RSMO 600.063.3(5) (West 2019). Dist. 21 MSPD makes this motion at this time for three reasons. First, in March…

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