Judge Michael Colona was appointed associate circuit judge in October 2019. He graduated from Truman University in 1991 and earned his J.D. from St. Louis University in 1994.
Prior to his appointment, he served as an elected state representative for the City of St. Louis from 2008 – 2016; an appointed Municipal Court Judge for the City of Holts Summit and a Municipal Court Judge for the City of St. Louis.
Judge Colona currently serves on The Missouri Bar Board of Governors as the Diversity Representative for the Eastern District of Missouri. He is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Illinois Bar.