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

Judge Douglas R. Beach Receives Top Family Law Award from Missouri Bar Association

August 9, 2018

St. Louis County Circuit Court 105 South Central Avenue Clayton, Missouri 63105 CLAYTON, MO – August 9, 2018 – St. Louis County Presiding Judge Douglas R. Beach has received the Roger P. Krumm Family Law Award from the Missouri Bar. The award was presented to Judge Beach at the Bar’s annual conference in Branson last week. The award is given annually to a family law lawyer who has demonstrated an exceptional degree of competence, skill, integrity, commitment, and dedication toward the improvement and advancement of the practice of family law, and to the children and families involved in family law…

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Judge Michael Burton Receives National Award from American Bar Association For Improving Access to Justice for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence

August 7, 2018

  St. Louis County Circuit Court 105 South Central Avenue Clayton, Missouri 63105 Judge Michael Burton Receives National Award from American Bar Association for Improving Access to Justice for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence CLAYTON, MO – August 7, 2018 – St. Louis County Circuit Judge Michael D. Burton has received the Judith S. Kaye Award for Judicial Excellence from the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence. The award was presented to Judge Burton at the ABA’s annual conference in Chicago last week. The award is given annually by the ABA to recognize service by judicial…

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Attorneys and police save young intern’s life after collapse in St. Louis County courtroom

July 23, 2018

Travis Martin, an assistant public defender in St. Louis County, was in Circuit Judge Michael D. Burton’s courtroom on June 25, preparing to interview jurors for a client’s burglary trial. Martin was about to ask his student intern for his notes and questions for the voir dire, when a shackled prisoner in the jury box began to shout…click to read more

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