Gov. Mike Parson on June 2 named three judges in two circuits.
Gov. Mike Parson appointed Heather J. Hays as an associate circuit judge for the St. Louis Circuit Court. She will fill the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Craig Higgins to the circuit bench.
The 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission plans to interview 10 applicants for a vacancy on the St. Louis Circuit Court.
Several courts and public legal organizations across Missouri and beyond have taken steps, including suspending jury trials and high-volume dockets, to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled Oct. 15 that a St. Louis judge should not have heard a Virginia woman’s claim against Johnson & Johnson, throwing out a $110.5 million verdict in her favor. The verdict was the second-largest plaintiffs’ win of 2017, as tracked by Missouri Lawyers Media. But recent court rulings doomed […]
Which of these conflicting mandates should the St. Louis Circuit Court obey: a federal court order requiring prompt bond-review hearings for hundreds of jailed defendants, or a rule allowing those defendants to change judges? Both, ruled a panel of the Court of Appeals Eastern District on Aug. 20. But the panel immediately sent the case […]
Gov. Mike Parson has appointed Craig K. Higgins as an associate circuit judge for the St. Louis Circuit Court. Higgins will fill the vacancy left by Judge Calea Stovall-Reid’s recent elevation to the circuit bench. He is an associate city counselor in St. Louis and earned his law degree from Drake University in 1991. Higgins […]
Gov. Mike Parson has elevated Judge Madeline Orling Connolly to the circuit bench in St. Louis. Connolly, who was an associate circuit judge, fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Mark H. Neill. The 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission also nominated Judge Nicole Colbert-Botchway and treatment court Commissioner Matthew C. Melton for the position. […]
A St. Louis jury decided in favor of the Bi-State Development Agency on claims that it was responsible for a man’s injury at a downtown MetroLink station. On July 6, 2012, plaintiff Rusty Redman of Illinois was boarding an eastbound train at the Laclede’s Landing station when he alleged he fell into a gap between […]
A man shot in the parking lot of a St. Louis gas station reached a $1 million settlement with the station’s owners. On Aug. 18, 2013, Rodney V. Gibson was at a BP gas station at 3140 Olive St. in St. Louis at 1:30 a.m. While waiting in the parking lot for a shuttle bus, […]
The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to a bill that would alter Missouri’s venue and joinder laws — in a way far different from what lawmakers had envisioned just two weeks ago.
Jurors returned a six-figure judgment against a lender who evidently garnished a debtor’s wages without properly serving her first. “They garnished her for over two years — closer to three,” said Christopher Roberts of Butsch Roberts & Associates. “They garnished about $6,000 in wages. She still owed a balance of more than the judgment amount.” […]
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