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 Lorne J. Baker

Associate Circuit Judge, Division 35

Family Court

Lorne J. Baker was appointed associate circuit judge by Governor Michael L. Parson in 2018. Prior to his appointment, he most recently served as an administrative law judge for the Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation, to which he was appointed by Governor Jeremiah "Jay" Nixon in 2016.

Judge Baker received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1990 and his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1993.

Prior to his judicial appointments, Judge Baker practiced law in the private and public sectors for more than 20 years.

Judge Baker is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the St. Louis County Bar Association.

ATTORNEYS MUST CONTACT DIVISION 35 FOR CASES THAT ARE PLACED ON THE DISMISSAL DOCKET.

Unless otherwise ordered by the court, all proceedings will be held in person.

COURT APPEARANCES:
All matters will be IN PERSON.

ATTORNEY SCHEDULING:
To schedule, please use the Acuity link in the box below.

If your matter requires more than the allotted time, please contact the Division 35 clerk to obtain a special setting.

ALL other matters (trials, PDLs, Family Access Motions, etc.) are ONLY set by the Court.

ALL ATTORNEYS MUST E-FILE A NOTICE OF HEARING WITHIN 24 HOURS OF SETTING A MATTER ON ACUITY.

NOTE: All attorneys are still responsible for fulfilling any eFiling rules and guidelines, including eFiling Notice of Hearing for all matters scheduled through this system.

For any other questions regarding scheduling matters in Division 35, you may contact the Division 35 clerk at 314-615-1535 or toni.foster@courts.mo.gov.

RECORDING IS PROHIBITED
Recording or creating images of any portion of Court proceedings is strictly prohibited by the Missouri Supreme Court, by Local Rule 9.5, and by standing Order of this Division.

Courtroom: 283
Floor: 2 North
Clerk:
Toni
Court Reporter:
Bailiff:
Donnell Morriss
Phone: 314-615-1535
Fax: 314-615-5783

WebEx Meeting Link: https://mocourts.webex.com/meet/vcdiv35mtg

Call in number:  1-408-418-9388  (tolls apply)
Meeting number:   146 725 5693

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