Hon. Christopher E. McGraugh

Hon. Christopher E. McGraugh

Associate Circuit Judge
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri
Phone:
(314) 622-4433
(314) 622-4500
(314) 552-2000 (Juvenile Court)
Fax:
(314) 622-4537

Upon his admission to the Bar, Judge McGraugh worked as an assistant public defender in the St. Louis County Trial Division of the Missouri Public Defender's office from 1987 to 1990. He was promoted to lead trial counsel for the Capital Litigation Division for the Eastern District of Missouri for the Missouri Public System from 1990 to 1992. From 1992 until his appointment, he was a principal in the law firm of Leritz, Plunkert & Bruning P.C., engaged in civil, criminal and appellate practice.

Judge McGraugh is married to Susan W. McGraugh, an Assistant Professor of Law at St. Louis University School of Law. They have two children, Daniel and Mary Kathleen.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2012

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1987
  • St. Louis University
    • B.A. - 1983

Past Employment Positions

  • St. Louis County Trial Division of the Missouri Public Defender's office, Assistant Public Defender, 1987 - 1990
  • Capital Litigation Division for the Eastern District of Missouri for the Missouri Public System, Lead Trial Counsel, 1990 - 1992
  • Leritz, Plunkert & Bruning P.C., Principal, 1992 - 2012
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