Barbara W. Wallace

BARBARA W.WALLACE: Educated at Washington University, B.A. (Economics) 1973; Washington University School of Law, J.D. 1976. Engaged in private law practice, 1976-95, until appointed as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit, State of Missouri. Member: Missouri Bar Association; Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; St. Louis County Bar Association; Lawyers Association, (President, 1989-90)(first female President); Women Lawyers Association (Founding member), President, 1980-81. Elected lawyer member, Judicial Nominating Commission, 21st Judicial Circuit, 1988-94(first female elected in the United States). Awards: St. Louis County Bar Association’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 1985; Women Lawyer’s Association’s President’s Award, 1988; St. Louis County Bar Association’s Dudley C. Dunlop Distinguished Service Award, 2011. Appointed Circuit Judge November 15, 1995. Retained in 1998, 2004, 2010. Elected Presiding Judge 2000-2004(first female elected Presiding Judge). Master, Theodore MacMillian Inns of Court, 2009-present. (Charter member). Evidence teacher at Missouri Judicial Colleges, 2001-present.