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 Joseph L. Walsh, III
Circuit Judge, Division 17
Civil and Criminal
Joseph L. Walsh III was appointed circuit judge on May 14, 2010, by Governor Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon.
Judge Walsh received his Bachelor of Science cum laude from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, and his law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio.
Judge Walsh was a trial attorney for 26 years prior to his appointment to the bench. He served as the municipal judge in the City of Creve Coeur for seven years and the City of Frontenac for one and a half years.
He is a member of the Missouri Bar, Texas Bar, American Board of Trial Advocates and Lawyers Association of St. Louis
Judge Walsh has lectured extensively on civil trial practice and insurance law. He is the co-author of the Missouri Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Tort Law Handbook, 2nd Edition, Chapter I, and author of "Demonstrative Evidence," St. Louis Lawyer magazine, November 1992.
Judge Walsh lives in St. Louis County with his family.
Floor: 4 North
Non-Testimony and Testimony Motion Settings
Motions must be on file and showing on Case.net; All motions are pre-set with the Division Clerk; Call the Division Clerk at 615-1517 to obtain & schedule a hearing date; The attorney is responsible for sending notice to other attorneys/parties and the Court.
Motion for Summary Judgment Settings
Motion must be on file and showing on Case.net; Motion is pre-set with the Division Clerk; Call the Division Clerk at 615-1517 to obtain & schedule a hearing date; The attorney is responsible for sending notice to other attorneys/parties and the Court.
Also, per Local Rule:
33.6 MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
“A party filing the Motion for Summary Judgment shall file, together with such motion, a draft of a proposed judgment which would be appropriate in the event that the motion is sustained”.