James E. Sullivan 22nd Judicial Circuit (City of St. Louis)


100% of the Committee voted Judge Sullivan substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.

21 Committee members voted “MEETS”
0 Committee members voted “DOES NOT MEET”


Circuit Judge

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Judge Sullivan was appointed circuit judge Feb. 10, 2015. He received his B.A. from Southern Illinois University and his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Sullivan has served as an assistant public defender, prosecuting attorney, and circuit attorney; St. Louis municipal court judge; and drug court commissioner for the 22nd Circuit Court. Prior to joining the bench, he was in private law practice for 20 years.

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