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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Louis County Family Court Marks National Adoption Awareness Month with Special Celebration for Families CLAYTON – Nov. 22, 2017 – Two-year-old Violet may not remember the gray November day when her adoption became final. But for her boisterous entourage of aunts and uncles, cousins and grandparents, it was a day they’ll never forget – a celebration complete with balloons, stuffed animals and lollipops at the St. Louis County Family Court. Violet’s recent adoption was one of more than 25 that were finalized in the St. Louis County Family Court during the first week of November, as…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Groundbreaking Municipal Court Consolidation Wins “Outstanding Government Achievement Award” from East-West Gateway Council St. Ann, Vinita Park, Charlack, Northwoods, Wellston and Beverly Hills Recognized for Improving Access to Justice, Adopting Best Practices CLAYTON, MO – Nov. 17, 2017 – A ground-breaking court collaboration among six municipalities in St. Louis County has received an Outstanding Local Government Achievement Award from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments. The awards recognize the best in local government in the City of St. Louis and Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis counties in Missouri, and Madison, Monroe and St. Clair counties…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Municipal Court Reform is Focus of Day-long Workshop in Ferguson Nearly 250 Judges, Clerks and Legal Experts Share Best Practices to Achieve Minimum Operating Standards, Restore Public Confidence in Courts Ferguson, MO – Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 250 municipal court clerks, court administrators and judges gathered in Ferguson last week for an educational workshop designed to help St. Louis County’s 77 municipal divisions comply with mandatory minimum state operating standards promulgated by the Missouri Supreme Court. Held on the campus of Florissant Valley Community College, the workshop was led and organized by St. Louis County Presiding…Read More