Judge Michael F. Stelzer was appointed as a circuit judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit in 2012. He graduated from Augustana College and received his law degree cum laude in 1992 from Saint Louis University.
Previously, Judge Stelzer was an assistant city counselor and a member of the general counsel of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. From 2004 to 2012, he served as an associate circuit judge.
Judge Stelzer is a board member for the Law Library Association and serves that organization as treasurer.