Hon. Brian May
St. Louis Co. Circuit Court
Brian H. May was appointed circuit judge on Oct. 4, 2016.
Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge May was director of the Governor's Eastern Regional Office from 2011 to 2016. He was deputy director of the Missouri Department of Labor/director of the Division of Workers' Compensation from 2010 to 2011.
Judge May served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1993 to 2001, where he was chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. From 2001 to 2010, he practiced civil and criminal law as a managing member of Yates & May, LC. He was a partner at the law firm of Larsen, Feist, Hess & May, PC. from 1995 to 2001, and he worked as an associate at Casserly & Jones from 1989 to 1995.
Judge May graduated summa cum laude from Harris Stowe State University in 1986 with a B.S. in education. He earned his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1989.