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 Robert Heggie
Associate Circuit Judge, Division 42
Robert M. Heggie was appointed associate circuit judge in 2015 by Gov. Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon.
Judge Heggie graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in accountancy in 1985, and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1986. He received his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law in 1991.
He was engaged in the private practice of law until his appointment to the bench. He was a partner at Stewart, Mittleman, Heggie, & Henry from 1999 to 2015; an associate at Beach, Burcke, Helfers, Mittleman & Stewart, and a financial analyst for Ralston Purina Co. He was general counsel for the Children's Home Society of Missouri from 1994 to 2015.
Judge Heggie is a volunteer with Join Hands ESL Boys Club and the Rockwood School District Project Interface Learning Experience.
Judge Heggie is a member of St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, the St. Louis County Bar Association and the Missouri Bar.
He lives in St. Louis County with his family.
Division 42 uses video technology for all matters including, settlement conferences, motion hearings and trials.
All video matters will be by WebEx and for the link to Division 42 click on the link contained in the box to the right of the screen. All matters in Division 42 may be accessed by the link.
For rules regarding video conferencing appearances and hearings in St. Louis County, please review Administrative Order 43
If parties and/or attorneys need to schedule a matter in Division 42 you may sign up by use of the acuity link or contact the Division 42 clerk at (314) 615-1542.
All matters will be heard via the Webex app. You and/or your attorney will be able to participate by using a laptop or computer with a webcam or your smart phone to access the hearing. You must use a device which will allow you to be visible to the court. Below is the information you will need to join the meeting. Before entering the meeting, you must type in your full name before you can join the hearing. Please join the hearing at least 5 minutes before the designated time in that the virtual hearing time slots are for a specific period of time. Please mute your microphone upon entry to the meeting.
Prior to the hearing, please be sure to download the Webex app, ensure that your video camera works, and rename your Webex username to your full name.
You may join Division 42 proceedings by entering the Courtroom via Webex by:
* URL: https://mocourts.webex.com/meet/vcdiv42mtg
* Meeting Number: 146 954 9505 (www.webex.com and "join" the meeting)
* Join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 (tolls apply); enter Meeting Number: 146 954 9505
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.
Beginning March 15, 2021, Zoom is no longer being used for order of protection hearings. All order of protection cases are being heard remotely by Webex. You can access Webex by going to www.webex.com or downloading the Webex app on your smart phone or tablet.