This seminar will be a review of Missouri's bond rules and analysis coupled with an overview of the 22nd Circuit's unique bond docket. Participants at this seminar will learn the practical nuts and bolts of the factors used to determine initial bond settings, and how the Circuit's specialized docket allows for up to three judges to individually review bond settings within 7 days of an arrest.
Our speaker is the Honorable David A. Roither. Since 2018, he has served as an Associate Circuit Judge in the 22nd Judicial Circuit in the City of St. Louis. He received his BA degree from UMSL and his JD degree from Saint Louis University School of Law. For 13 years, he was a partner at the law firm of Medler & Roither, LLC, practicing primarily in the areas of family and juvenile law. He was a frequently appointed Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children in St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis and St. Charles County circuit courts. He has served on various boards and committees affiliated with the University of Missouri- St. Louis, Pierre Laclede Honors College, Legal Advocates for Abused Women and St. Margaret of Scotland.