The 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of the State of Missouri, which proudly serves the City of St. Louis, is today pleased to share that Governor Mike Parson has announced the appointment of the Hon. Craig K. Higgins, as its newest Circuit Judge.
The appointment fills the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of the Hon. James Sullivan.
Judge Higgins, a lifelong resident of the City of St. Louis who grew up in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood, currently serves as an Associate Circuit Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, having been appointed in 2019. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri at Columbia and a J.D. from Drake University.
Judge Higgins also previously spent more than 20 years serving in the Office of the City Counselor for the City of St. Louis, including more than seven years as Attorney Manager for the Municipal Prosecution Division.