Div. 30: Barbara T. Peebles


Judge Barbara Peebles

St. Louis Family Court-Juvenile Division
920 North Vandeventer Avenue; Courtroom 3

Phone: 314-552-2800
Courtroom clerk: 314-552-2032
Bailiff: 314-552-2019

Judge Barbara Peebles was appointed commissioner of the St. Louis Drug Court in 1998. She was appointed a
ssociate circuit judge in September 2000, and retained in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018 and 2022.

Judge Peebles served as a St. Louis associate city counselor from 1987 to 1993. She worked as an assistant circuit attorney in St. Louis from 1993 to 1998. She was appointed commissioner of the St. Louis Drug Court in 1998 and served in that role until her appointment to the associate circuit bench in 2000.

She earned a bachelor's degree in French and political science from Washington University in St. Louis. She earned a Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law, Washington D.C.
  • Mound City Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • MO Bar, Young Lawyers’ Division
  • Member, The Missouri Bar
  • Member, United States District Court, Eastern District
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc., Gamma Omega Chapter, St. Louis