Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
Judge Robin Ransom was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District in January of 2019. Prior to this, she was a circuit judge with the 22nd Circuit in the City of St. Louis since 2008. She obtained her J.D. from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1991 after graduating with a bachelors from Douglass College-Rutgers University.
Judge Ransom began her career as an assistant public defender for St. Louis County Circuit Court then as an assistant prosecuting attorney. She joined the legal department of the St. Louis County Family Court-Juvenile Division in 1996 and remained until December 2002, when she was appointed as a Family Court commissioner for the 22nd Judicial Circuit in St. Louis City.
Judge Ransom is a member of The Missouri Bar, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness and the Missouri State Foster Care and Adoption Board.