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 Nancy Watkins McLaughlin

Circuit Judge, Division 21

Civil and Criminal

Judge Nancy Watkins McLaughlin was appointed Circuit Judge in 2016 and was retained by the voters of St. Louis County in 2018. She previously served as an associate circuit judge.

Judge McLaughlin received her undergraduate degree from Washington University and her law degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia.

Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge McLaughlin served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. David J. Dixon, Missouri Court of appeals and thereafter was engaged in the private practice of law.

In 2017, Judge McLaughlin was appointed to serve on the Civil Justice Commission of the Supreme Court of Missouri. She previously served on the Missouri Public Defender Commission and the Missouri Sentencing Advisory Commission.

She is a member of the American Bar Association, National Conference of State Trial Judges (MO), Missouri Bar, Women Lawyers' Association, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the St. Louis County Bar Association

Judge McLaughlin lives in St. Louis County with her family.

DIVISION 21 SCHEDULE

  -   EFFECTIVE 1/1/2020 DIV 21 WILL BE USING ACUITY FOR ALL MOTIONS TO BE SCHEDULED.

1) Monday - Jury/Bench Trials commence Monday mornings at 9:00.

2) Tuesday - Status Conferences (LIMITED SETTINGS);
Continuation of Jury/Bench Trials.

3) Wednesday - Status Conferences (LIMITED SETTINGS);
Continuation of Jury/Bench Trials.

4) Thursday - Morning: Pending Criminal Matters at 9:00 am;
Afternoon: Probation Revocation Matters at 1:30 pm.

5) Friday - Civil Motions at 8:30 am.

DURING THIS CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC, ANY HEARING THAT PARTIES WOULD LIKE TO HAVE
WILL NEED TO BE SCHEDULED USING THE ACUITY SCHEDULER BELOW.

E-MAILS SHOULD BE FROM ATTORNEYS ONLY (NOT SUPPORT STAFF),
AND SHOULD INCLUDE ALL COUNSEL OF RECORD.

Courtroom: 386
Floor: 3 North
Clerk:
Jordan Cook
Court Reporter:
Constance Petzall
Bailiff:
Mike Zeitz
Phone: 314-615-1521
Fax: 314-615-8280

WebEx Meeting Link: https://mocourts.webex.com/meet/vcdiv21mtg

Call in number:  1-408-418-9388  (tolls apply)
Meeting number:   146 612 1860

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