Div. 15: Craig K. Higgins

DIVISION 15Judge Craig Higgins
Civil Courts Building, Division 15, 9th floor SW
Court reporter: 
314-622-3393
JOA: 
314-622-4827
Courtroom clerk: 
314-622-4453
Bailiff: 
314-613-3189
Webex:
mocourts.webex.com/meet/craig.higgins/
Meeting number: 967 395 750
Video address: craig.higgins@mocourts.webex.com
Audio connection: US toll: 1-408-418-9388
Access code: 967 395 750

Judge Higgins was appointed circuit Judge in 2022. He was appointed associate circuit judge in 2019 and retained in 2020.

Circuit Judge Craig K. Higgins was born and raised in St. Louis. Judge Higgins began his legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. David D. Noce in 1991. In 1996, he joined the City of St. Louis’ law department and served as an associate city counselor until his appointment to the bench in 2019.

Judge Higgins earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of MIssouri-Columbia. He earned a master's degree in mass communications and a juris doctor from Drake University. He is married to attorney and Professor Robin Jefferson Higgins, chair and director of thee Department of Law, Crime, & Social Justice at Webster University. Judge Higgins is also a parent volunteer for Boy Scout Troop 51.

Membership/Associations:
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Mound City Bar Association\
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis

schedule a motion hearing:
  • All status conferences will be conducted via Webex. All default hearings, non-contested hearings and non-testimonial hearings MUST be heard in person, in Division 15 unless parties are granted prior approval to conduct the matter virtually.
  • BEFORE scheduling a case on this website, the attorney signing up the matter MUST consult and confirm the availability of all attorneys and/or non-represented parties on the case. 
  • AFTER scheduling a case, the attorney signing up the matter MUST electronically file a notice of hearing within 24 hours of signing up said cause on this website.
  • To cancel or reschedule any matter, you must contact Division 15 either by phone or email within two business days of scheduled hearing date.
  • FAILURE to comply with ALL instructions listed above, will result in your matter being removed from the docket, and your case will not be heard.