Cristian M. Stevens

Hon. Cristian M. Stevens, Esq.

Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District of Missouri

Judge Cristian M. Stevens was appointed by Governor Mike Parson to the Missouri Court of Appeals-Eastern District in October 2021. Before taking the bench, Judge Stevens was the First Assistant Attorney General to Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt. He is a sixth-generation Missourian, raised in St. Charles County, and a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Missouri Law Review. Upon graduation, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Pasco M. Bowman II, Chief Judge of the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, in Kansas City, Missouri. He has practiced law at several large law firms in St. Louis. He was a federal prosecutor for 15 years at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri, where he led the investigation of the August 9, 2014, officer-involved shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. Judge Stevens is married with three children, a parishioner of the Catholic Church, and a member of the Federalist Society.


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