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

21ST Circuit Commission announces nominees for Cunningham Associate Circuit Judge vacancy in St. Louis County

April 15, 2022

St. Louis County Circuit Court 105 South Central Avenue Clayton, Missouri 63105   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21ST Circuit Commission announces nominees for Cunningham Associate Circuit Judge vacancy in St. Louis County CLAYTON, MO – April 15, 2022 – The Twenty-First Circuit Judicial Commission announced the panel of three nominees to be submitted to Governor Michael L. Parson to fill the associate circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis County created by the appointment of Judge Heather Cunningham as circuit judge. Those nominated by the commission are: Jason A. Denney – Denney graduated in 2001 from Tulane University and in 2004 from…

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The Honorable Mary Elizabeth Ott Elected as Presiding Judge and The Honorable John N. Borbonus Elected as Assistant Presiding Judge of the 21st Judicial Circuit Court

September 10, 2021

St. Louis County Circuit Court 105 South Central Avenue Clayton, Missouri 63105   THE HONORABLE MARY ELIZABETH OTT ELECTED AS PRESIDING JUDGE AND THE HONORABLE JOHN N. BORBONUS ELECTED AS ASSISTANT PRESIDING JUDGE OF THE 21ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT CLAYTON, MO – Sep. 8, 2021 – The Honorable Mary Elizabeth Ott was elected as the Presiding Judge of the 21st Judicial Circuit Court. She will fill the unexpired term of retiring Presiding Judge Michael D. Burton, who retired from the Court in August. Judge Ott, was chosen by a majority vote of the circuit and associate judges during the September…

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Criminal Jury Trials to Resume April 12 in St. Louis County

April 8, 2021

St. Louis County Circuit Court 105 South Central Avenue Clayton, Missouri 63105   Criminal Jury Trials to Resume April 12 in St. Louis County Priority Given to Confined Defendants Seeking Speedy Trial CLAYTON, MO – April 7, 2021 – After nearly a year’s suspension due to the pandemic, criminal jury trials are scheduled to resume under heightened health and safety standards on April 12, 2021 in St. Louis County Circuit Court. To comply with health and safety guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the St. Louis County Department of Public Health and operating directives issued by the Supreme…

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