Administrative Orders


Search administrative orders issued by the presiding judges of the 22nd Judicial Circuit in recent years. All administrative orders are categorized chronologically by year.
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2022 Administrative Orders22 documents

  • Jan 4 2022 admin order re indictments
    document seq 1.04
    Order designates indictments May through August 2022 are returned to Division 12
  • Jan 11 2022 admin order re COVID protocols
    document seq 1.11
    Order establishes protocols for people who test positive for COVID-19
  • Jan 12 2022 admin order re COVID-19 vaccination
    document seq 1.12
    Order sets for rules for employees regarding COVID-19 vaccination
  • Feb 16 2022 admin order re COVID-19 administrative leave
    document seq 2.16
    Order authorizes leave for staff in COVID-19 quarantine
  • March 4 2022 admin order rescinding mask requirement
    document seq 3.04
    Order rescinds mask requirement in court buildings
  • March 4 2022 admin order re petit jury trials
    document seq 3.041
    Order revises COVID-related procedures for jury trials
  • April 19 admin order appointing Family Court Commissioner
    document seq 4.19
    Order appoints Michael Walton as Family Court Commissioner
  • April 26 2022 admin order re case assignments
    document seq 4.26
    Order reassigns cases to Judge Thomas McCarthy
  • May 19 2022 admin order re staffing at juvenile detention center
    document seq 5.19
    Order authorizes court administrator to enact staffing requirements at juvenile detention center
  • June 21 2022 admin order re pay increase for court employees
    document seq 6.21
    Order establishes pay increase for court employees
  • June 28 2022 admin order re salary adjustment
    document seq 6.28
    Order temporarily suspends procedure for one-time salary adjustment
  • July 1 2022 admin order re probate costs
    document seq 7.01
    Order requires probate costs paid from court administrator's budget
  • July 15 2022 admin order re case assignments
    document seq 7.15
    Order assigns cases from retired Judge James Sullivan to Judge Craig Higgins
  • July 21 2022 admin order re temporary mask mandate in jury assembly room
    document seq 7.21
    Order temporarily requires people wear facemasks in jury assembly room amid rising COVID-19 cases
  • Sept 6 2022 admin order re duties of Probate Court
    document seq 9.06
    Order establishes schedule of cases to be heard by probate commissioners
  • Sept 20 2022 admin order re filing fees for minor guardianships
    document seq 9.20
    Order requires all minor guardianships be filed as separate cases and sets for filing fees
  • Nov 1 2022 admin order re COVID protocols at juvenile detention center
    document seq 11.01
    Order rescinds COVID-19 protocols at the juvenile detention center
  • Nov 23 2022 admin order re docket assignments
    document seq 11.23
    Order assigns felony cases to various divisions effective Jan 1 2023
  • Dec 1 2022 admin order re docket assignments
    document seq 12.01
  • Dec 8 2022 admin order outlining guidelines for Amendment 3 expungements
    document seq 12.08
    Order establishes guidelines for expunging marijuana charges in accordance with constitutional amendment
  • Dec 8 2022 admin order assigning staff to help with marijuana charge expungements
    document seq 12.081
    Order directs JOAs to assist clerks with expungement of marijuana cases
  • Dec 19 2022 admin order re payment of special prosecutor fees
    document seq 12.19
    Order re review and payment of special prosecutor bills

2023 Administrative Orders8 documents

  • January 6 2023 admin order re domestic violence compliance and contempt docket.pdf
    document seq 1.00
    Order creates the Domestic Violence Compliance and Contempt Docket assigned to Judge Theresa Burke
  • January 9 2023 admin order re exhibits in bond divisions
    document seq 2.00
    Order deputizes pretrial release secretary with criminal clerk duties
  • March 20 2023 admin order re salary adjustment for swing court reporters
    document seq 3.00
    Order directs pay increase authorized by governor for swing court reporters
  • March 20 2023 admin order appointing Judge Katherine Fowler as chair of CJCC
    document seq 4.00
    Order appoints Judge Katherine Fowler as chair of Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
  • Admin order re supervision of probation in misdemeanor domestic violence cases
    document seq 5.00
    Order authorizes assigment of supervision of bench probation in misdemeanor domestic violence cases to DV Compliance and Contempt Docket
  • August 9 2023: admin order regarding approval of new hires by St. Louis Sheriff's Department
    document seq 6.00
    Order prohibits hires of deputies without approval of court personnel committee
  • September 28 2023 admin order re codefendant cases
    document seq 8.00
    Order directs criminal cases for codefenant cases to be assigned to same division as previously charged defendant
  • December 13 2023 admin order assigning protection order cases
    document seq 9.00
    Order assigns protection order cases to family court divisions

2024 Administrative Orders7 documents

  • March 12 2024 admin order re officers securing weapons at courthouses
    document seq 3.12
    Order requires officers entering courthouses to check weapons upon entry
  • April 16, 2024: Appointment of Court Administrator.pdf
    document seq 4.16
    Administrative order appointing Amanda Sodomka as court administrator
  • April 19 2024 admin order appointing Judge Michael Stelzer as family court administrative judge.pdf
    document seq 4.19
    Order appoints Judge Michael Stelzer as Family Court administrative judge to succeed Judge Steven Ohmer
  • April 23, 2024: Justice Center Access to Counsel
    document seq 4.23
    Administrative order regarding attorney access to counsel at City Justice Center
  • May 20 2024 admin order appointing temporary authority to Judge Michael Stelzer
    document seq 5.20
    Order gives Judge Michael Stelzer temporary administrative authority during absences
  • May 29 2024 admin order reappointing Jill Hanley as probate comissioner
    document seq 5.29
    Order reappoints Jill Hanley as probate commissioner for a two-year term
  • May 29 2024 admin order reappointing Kevin Anderson as deputy probate commissioner
    document seq 5.295
    Order reappoints Kevin Anderson as deputy probate commissioner for two-year term