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 Renée Hardin-Tammons
Circuit Judge, Division 5
Judge Renée Hardin-Tammons was appointed Associate Circuit Judge in March 2017 by Governor Eric Greitens. In August 2019, she was appointed Circuit Judge by Governor Mike Parson. She received her Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1986 and 1989 respectively.
Judge Hardin-Tammons has served as a trial attorney for the St. Louis County Public Defender and the
St. Louis County Counselor. She served as a municipal and provisional judge for more than 17 years in various municipal courts including the City of Berkeley, St. Louis County, Moline Acres and Woodson Terrace. She was in private practice for nearly 19 years prior to her appointment to the bench.
Judge Hardin-Tammons has served on the St. Louis County Municipal Court Improvement Committee, St. Louis County Municipal Court Steering Committee, Supreme Court Disciplinary Committee, Missouri Arts Council and the Missouri Cultural Trust board. She has been certified as a mediator and arbitrator.
She is a member of the Missouri Bar, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Mound City Bar Association, St. Louis County Bar and Women Lawyers Association. She serves on the board of directors for the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Court Association. She serves on various committees including the Supreme Court Committee on Practice and Procedure in Municipal Divisions and the Task Force on Criminal Justice.
She lives in St. Louis County.
All PDL and trial hearings must be set with the Judge or Judges clerk.
No PDL shall be deemed scheduled if set on Acuity.
On all cases 200 days or older, the parties must appear at all settlement conferences.
Division 5 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 5 click on the link contained in the box to the right of the screen. All matters in Division 5 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 5 you may sign up by use of the acuity link or contact the Division 5 clerk at (314) 615-1505.
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 5 proceedings by entering the Courtroom via Webex by:
* URL: https://mocourts.webex.com/meet/vcdiv5mtg
* Meeting Number: 146 570 4891 (www.webex.com and "join" the meeting)
* Join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 (tolls apply); enter Meeting Number: 146 570 4891
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.