St. Louis Circuit Court Response to COVID-19

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Civil Courts Building Sustains Water Damage

An issue with air conditioning in the Civil Courts Building recently damaged the courtroom in Div. 1 on the 10th floor. The phones for the Division 1 Judge and the Division 1 Clerk are currently out of service. As long as this notice is posted, parties to in-person proceedings scheduled in that division should call before appearing:

• Div. 1 – 314-622-4311

NOTICE: Division 1 will NOT hold informals on Tuesday, 5/17,
but will hold them on 5/16, 5/18, and 5/19 of that week.


NOTICE: Division 1 will hold informals on Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday at 9 am via webex.


(Click here for further information on Div. 1 video-conferencing)

The above address is for matters in Division 1 only.
For Division 27 matters, please click here.
For Division 28 matters, please click here.

Notice: Effective April 18, 2022, procedures related to Petit Jury Trials. Click on the link below to view full Administrative Order
(Link to Order)


NOTICE: There will be an Operational Support and Security Committee Meeting on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. in the Civil Courts Building, Court En Banc Room on the 12th floor.


NOTICE: A session of the Court's Weighted Workload Committee will be held on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., in Division 13, 7th Floor, of the Civil Courts Building.


Welcome


In 1828, the city of St. Louis opened its first courthouse. For more than 180 years, the Circuit Court has stood among the most storied and historically significant courts in America.

In 1850, a St. Louis jury granted Dred and Harriet Scott, Missouri slaves, their freedom. That decision would eventually be overturned in the United States Supreme Court and push the country into civil war.

Today, the St. Louis Circuit Court comprises two courthouses -- the Civil Courts Building and the Carnahan Courthouse -- and conducts approximately 200 jury trials a year, staffs a juvenile court and detention facility, operates a drug treatment court for nonviolent offenders and is active in public education through the city's schools and community groups.

As it was in 1828, the Court remains committed to providing all people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law and to efficiently and effectively carry out the duties bestowed upon us by the State of Missouri.





 
 

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