The St. Louis County Circuit Court is comprised of twenty-one (21) Circuit Judges, fourteen (14) Associate Circuit Judges and eight (8) Commissioners. Each judge and commissioner is assigned to a specific division, except for the Probate Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner.

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Honorable Jason D. Dodson

Circuit Judge, Division 10

Family Court Administrative Judge

Family Court and Juvenile

Administrative Order 21-34

Jason D. Dodson was appointed circuit judge on January 31, 2020 by Gov. Mike Parson. He previously served as an associate circuit judge following his appointment in 2016 by Gov. Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon.

Judge Dodson received his Bachelor of Arts with honors in philosophy from Bates College in Lewiston, ME, in 1992, and his law degree from Washington University School of Law in 1996, where he received The Order of Barristers and Pro Bono Bronze Medal commendations.

Judge Dodson spent the early portion of his career in private practice litigating a variety of civil cases. Before his appointment to the bench, he spent 10 years at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri where he acted as managing attorney of its domestic violence family law unit, known as the Lasting Solutions Program, beginning in 2008. He is an avid proponent of pro bono service to those who need legal help but cannot afford it.

Judge Dodson served two terms on the Missouri Child Support Guidelines Review Subcommittee. Since 2017, he has served on the Missouri Supreme Court's Committee on Access to Family Courts. He is a member of the Missouri Bar, American Bar Association, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, St. Louis County Bar, Women Lawyers' Association and the Mound City Bar Association.

Judge Dodson lives in St. Louis County with his family.


JUDGE JASON D. DODSON
DIVISION 10
105 S. Central Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105
Room 101, 1st Floor, South
JUDGE JASON D. DODSON

Division Clerk: April Moore - 314-615-1510 - april.moore@courts.mo.gov
Bailiff - Jerome Billings
Court Reporter - Alicia Carter - 314-615-4709 - alicia.carter@courts.mo.gov

Updated January 03, 2022

JUDGE DODSON'S WEBEX INFO:
https://mocourts.webex.com/meet/vcdiv10mtg (click link to join court now)
Meeting Number: 146 656 3989
Dial In (if internet audio unavailable):
(408) 418-9388 - Meeting: 146 656 3989

Judge Dodson was appointed the Administrative Judge of St. Louis County's Family Court as of January 1, 2022. He will now preside over a juvenile court docket.

Judge Dodson's previous caseload was transferred to Division 19, Judge Thomas Albus. Please contact Division 19 for information at 314-615-1519.
NOTE! THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO JUDGE DODSON'S ORDER OF PROTECTION CONTEMPT CASES. Please see instructions, below.

Division 10 will be using Acuity to schedule certain matters. Please check this page again, soon. In the meantime, please contact the April Moore, the Division 10 clerk, by email (preferred) or by phone (see above).

USE OF EMAIL: Do not make arguments or requests for relief by email to the judge or clerk. Unless there is an agreed-upon order, contested motions should be set for hearing. If any email is sent, all counsel must be cc'd on the email. Email may not be used to communicate with the court for any purpose if there is a self-represented litigant.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURT CONTEMPT CASES (Orders of Protection)
1) Judge Dodson, Division 10, typically holds his contempt dockets on the second Friday of each month.
2) All cases are held in courtroom S01 (street level), NOT Division 10's typical courtroom and require the attorneys, parties and witnesses to appear in person unless permission has been granted to attend remotely.

This page will be updated soon.

Courtroom: 101
Floor: 1 South
Clerk:
April
Court Reporter:
Kathryn T. O'Neill
Bailiff:
Jerome Billings
Phone: 314-615-1510
Fax: 314-615-7657

WebEx Meeting Link: https://mocourts.webex.com/meet/vcdiv10mtg

Call in number:  1-408-418-9388  (tolls apply)
Meeting number:   146 656 3989

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