March 13, 2013
Gov. Nixon names Noble as new Associate Circuit Judge for St. Louis City
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon today announced the appointment of Commissioner Michael W. Noble to serve as an Associate Circuit Judge on the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit, which covers the City of St. Louis. He will fill a vacancy on the circuit created by the appointment of the Honorable Elizabeth B. Hogan as a Circuit Judge.
"Michael Noble's dedication to his country, the pursuit of justice, and the people of St. Louis will serve him well in this new role, and I am pleased to appoint him from a panel of well-qualified nominees," Gov. Nixon said.
Noble was raised in St. Louis and graduated from St. Louis University High School in 1984. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the United State Military Academy, West Point, New York in 1988, and his Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School of Law in 2004. He worked as a Patent Attorney for Armstrong Teasdale and as an Assistant Public Defender in St. Louis City. In 2007, Noble was appointed by the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit to Drug Court Commissioner, and was reappointed in 2011. Noble lives in St. Louis with his wife and two children.
Noble was one of three applicants submitted to Gov. Nixon for consideration by the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission under the Missouri Nonpartisan Court Plan.