St. Louis County Courts
Saint Louis County Courts of Missouri 21st Judicial Circuit

Family Court of St. Louis County

105 South Central Avenue (Courts Building)

Clayton, MO 63105

General Information Telephone Number: 314-615-4400

Fax Telephone Number: 314-615-4519

TTY Telephone Number: 314-615-4567

Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

*See Press Release along with the executed Memorandum of Agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the St. Louis County Family Court.


Honorable Thea A. Sherry, Administrative Judge 314-615-1505


Ben Burkemper, Court Administrator 314-615-2970


Rick Gaines, Chief Juvenile Officer 314-615-4400


Tom Weber Acting Director, Court Programs 314-615-4400


Cheryl Campbell Director, Detention Center 314-615-2996


Deborah Woodside Director, Delinquency Services 314-615-4400


Clifford Faddis Manager, Human Resources 314-615-4400


Marshall Day Director, Operations 314-615-4400


Carol Bader Director, Child Protective Services 314-615-4400


Chimene Laskley, Manager Legal Department 314-615-4400


Family Court Judges & Commissioners

Hon. Sandra Farragutt- Hemphill Division 3, FC Docket 15


Hon. Thea A. Sherry Division 5, FC Docket 2


Hon. Douglas R. Beach Division 6, FC Docket 16


Hon. Bruce Hilton Division 13, FC Docket 10


Hon. Michael D. Burton Division 16, FC Docket 3 Domestic Violence Court


Hon. Margaret T. Donnelly Division 20, FC Docket 1


Hon. Mary B. Schroeder Division 32, FC Docket 14


Hon. Jason D. Dodson Division 33, FC Docket 13


Hon. John Borbonus Division 35, FC Docket 8


Hon. John R. Essner Division 37, FC Docket 9


Hon. Dennis N. Smith Division 40, FC Docket 6 & 7


Hon. Mondonna Ghasedi Division 43, FC Docket 17


Hon. Diane M. Monahan Division 61, FC Docket 4


Hon. Heather R. Cunningham Division 62, FC Docket 5


Hon. Victoria Mullen McKee Division 64, FC Docket 11


Hon. Mary Greaves Division 65, FC Docket 12