Mike Burton is a Circuit Judge for St. Louis County. Before becoming a judge he served as a Public Defender and then as Trial Attorney and then Partner with the firm of Margulis, Grant, Burton & Margulis, P.C. (formerly Margulis and Grant, P.C.), where he focused primarily on criminal defense and family law. Judge Burton also has extensive teaching experience, having served as an Adjunct Professor in the St. Louis University School of Law Trial Practice program since 1992, and in our own Trial Practice program since 1997. He received his B.A. in 1982 from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. in 1985 from Washington University School of Law.