Michael E. Gardner Missouri Court of Appeals - Eastern District

Michael Gardner

Substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.

Position: Judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals-Eastern District

Evaluation year: 2022


Hon. Michael Gardner was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals-Eastern District in 2020. Gardner’s judicial assignments include being a member of the court’s executive committee, budget committee, public information committee, and automation committee.

Gardner served as circuit judge and presiding judge of the 32nd Judicial Circuit, as well as law clerk at the Supreme Court of Missouri. Gardner graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law and was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 2004.

Gardner is part of the Missouri Board of Law Examiners and Board of Trustees of The Missouri Bar Foundation. Gardner was part of The Missouri Bar Board of Governors and The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Council.