Judge Mondonna Ghasedi was appointed to the 21st Judicial Circuit in 2016. Her judicial assignments include family law matters, and she serves on the court’s community, website development, commissioner’s review and family court committees. She is also part of the court’s mental health task force. Judge Ghasedi earned a B.A. in both English and political science from Southern Methodist University and a J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Judge Ghasedi was previously democratic committeewoman for Hadley Township.
Judge Ghasedi is a member of the St. Louis County Bar Association, the Women Lawyer’s Association, the Mound City Bar Association, the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges, and the Missouri Supreme Court Task Force for the Preparation of a Circuit Realignment Plan. She is active in Girls on the Run, currently serving on its board of directors, and has completed various public speaking engagements.