Div. 17:  David C. Mason

DIVISION 17Judge David Mason
Carnahan Courthouse, Division 17, 3rd Floor
Court reporter: 
Courtroom clerk: 
Meeting number: 962 143 094
Video address: david.mason@mocourts.webex.com
Audio connection: US toll: 1-408-418-9388
Access code: 962 143 094
Appointments should first be made in advance by emailing the judge at david.mason@courts.mo.gov or by calling 314-622-3707.

Judge Mason was appointed circuit judge in 1991.
He was retained 1992, 1998, 2004, 2010, 2016 and 2022

Prior to his appointment, Judge Mason served as an assistant attorney general, general counsel to the Missouri Department of Corrections and was in private practice. Judge Mason has been a teacher of trial advocacy for the National Institute For Trial Advocacy, The Yeshiva University Benjamin Cardozo School of Law and several bar associations. He also has served as an adjunct professor of law at the Washington University School of Law since 1989.

Judge Mason was born in Nashville, Tennesee. He earned his bachelor's degree from Austin Peay State University and his juris doctor from Washington University in St. Louis. He married Taunia L. Allen in June 1995. They have  two children: William R. and Harrison M.
  • Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Bar Association
  • Mound City Bar Association
  • Catholic Church
  • American Law Institute
  • St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority (1990 -'91)
  • Life Member, Urban League of America
  • American Judicature Society (1998 - 2000)
  • Regional Housing and Community Development Alliance
  • Affordable Housing Commission
  • St. Patrick Center