Craig K. Higgins 22nd Circuit Court (St. Louis City)


Judge Higgins substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.


Associate Circuit Judge

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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.