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 John N. Borbonus

Circuit Judge, Division 6

Assistant Presiding Judge

Civil and Criminal

John N. Borbonus was appointed Associate Circuit Judge in 2011 by Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon in 2011, and Circuit Judge in 2018 by Governor Michael L. Parson.

He obtained his B.A. in government and politics from George Mason University in 1988, and his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law in 1994.

Judge Borbonus served as an assistant attorney general for the state of Missouri from 1994-1997. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was a principal with the law firm of King, Krehbiel, Hellmich & Borbonus, LLC, handling civil litigation matters and trials with an emphasis on real estate law, civil rights defense, insurance defense, and employment law.

Effective August 30, 2021, Division 6 will conduct all court business in person except Civil Case Management Conferences, which will be conducted via WebEx in the Division 6 Meeting Room:

Courtroom: 384
Floor: 3 North
Court Reporter:
Dana Bodenschatz
Rodney Burress
Phone: 314-615-1506
Fax: 314-615-8280

WebEx Meeting Link:

Call in number:  1-408-418-9388  (tolls apply)
Meeting number:   146 371 4586

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