Judge Craig Higgins was appointed associate circuit judge in July 2019. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri at Columbia and obtained his J.D. and a master’s degree in mass communications from Drake University.
Born and raised in St. Louis, Judge Higgins began his career as a law clerk for the Honorable David. D. Noce. He also worked as an associate city counselor for the City of St. Louis from 1996 to 2019.
Judge Higgins is a member of The Missouri Bar, the Illinois Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Mound City Bar Association and the Lawyers Association of St. Louis.