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 informals will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022, and will NOT be heard on Tuesday, September 13, 2022
or Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

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: A meeting of the Court's Budget Committee will be held on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. in the Court en Banc conference room on the 12th floor of the Civil Courts Building. There will be an option to appear by WebEx at the following link:


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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