Law and Public Safety

Law and Public Safety

Judge Celeste L. EndicottThe Honorable Celeste L. Endicott

Judge Celeste L. Endicott, was appointed in 1992 by St. Louis County Executive George R. (Buzz) Westfall to serve as Municipal Division Judge of the St. Louis County Municipal Court, North Division.

Judge Endicott received her B.A. from Loyola University of New Orleans, cum laude, in 1982 and her J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law in 1986. Upon graduation from law school, Judge Endicott was associated with the firm of Lashly & Baer in St. Louis, Missouri, where her practice was focused on business litigation, school law and health law. In 1988 she left private practice to become an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in St. Louis County, MO. There she tried numerous criminal cases and was a member of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit.

In 1997, Judge Endicott was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association. She has served in many capacities on the Board, including drafting a chapter of the Municipal Judge's Benchbook, speaking at seminars and serving as editor of "Benchmark", the newsletter for the Association.

Judge Endicott maintains a general civil and criminal practice as a sole practitioner, with an emphasis on family and juvenile law. She lives in Webster Groves, MO with her husband and three young children.