Judge Calea Stovall-Reid was appointed circuit judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit in April 2019. Previously, she had been an associate circuit judge for the same court since 2003.
She graduated from Howard University in 1982 with a B.A. in communication arts and obtained her J.D. from the Washington University School of Law in 1990.
Judge Stovall-Reid is a member of the Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis, the Mound City Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.
Active in her circuit, Judge Stovall-Reid has organized implicit bias presentations for the judges of the 22nd Judicial Circuit, acted as a volunteer judge for various high school and undergraduate mock trials, and was a volunteer truancy court judge until 2017 with St. Louis City Juvenile Court and St. Louis City Public Schools
She has participated in programs sponsored by the American Mock Trial Association; Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; National Bar Association; National Board of Trial Advocates; and the Supreme Court of Missouri Constitution Project. Since 2016, she has been a visiting faculty member for the Emory Law School Kessler Eidson Trial Advocacy program.