John N. Borbonus 21st Judicial Circuit (St. Louis County)


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

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


Associate Circuit Judge

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Judge Borbonus was appointed to the bench in August 2011.

Prior to his appointment, he was a principal with the law firm of King, Krehbiel, Hellmich & Borbonus, LLC, where he handled a wide assortment of civil litigation matters and trials, focusing primarily on real estate law, civil rights defense, insurance defense and employment law. Prior to joining the firm, Judge Borbonus served for several years as an assistant attorney general for the State of Missouri.

He obtained his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1994 and a B.A. in government and politics from George Mason University in 1988.

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