Div. 23: Paula P. Bryant

DIVISION 23Judge Paula P. Bryant
Carnahan Courthouse, Division 23, 8th Floor
Court reporter: 314-622-4363
JOA: : 314-622-4341
Courtroom clerk: 314-622-4926

Circuit Judge Paula P. Bryant was appointed associate circuit judge in 2004 and circuit judge in
2016.

Before joining the bench, she served with the St. Louis Public Defender's Office and was a staff attorney for the St. Louis Circuit Court. She practiced law privately, then served as an assistant circuit attorney from 1993 to 2004, specializing in homicide cases and later leading a team of attorneys. Judge Bryant is also an adjunct professor at Webster University. Her achievements include the "Outstanding Trial Attorney Award," "Trailblazers Award," and "Theodore McMillan Award," recognizing her outstanding contributions to the legal profession.

She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a juris doctor rom the St. Louis University School of Law.
Membership/Associations:
  • Missouri Bar
  • St. Louis Lawyers Association
  • Mound City Bar Association
  • Member of the Catholic Church
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
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