John T. Bird Circuit Judge


Substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.

Position: Circuit judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit

Evaluation year: 2022


Hon. John Bird was appointed as circuit judge to the 22nd Judicial Circuit in May 2021.

Bird worked in private practice 1990-1994, assistant circuit attorney for the City of St. Louis 1994-2012, and assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri 2012-2021. Bird graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law and was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1990.

Bird is a member of The Illinois Bar and Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.