Andrew J. Higgins

2007 Distinguished Alumni Award

Andrew J. Higgins - 2007 Distinguished Alumni Award

Andrew Higgins, J.D. '48, is a retired chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri and World War II veteran.  Since his retirement from the bench, he has been of counsel with Inglish & Monaco.

Higgins has served as chair of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Appellate Judges Training Project on children's issues and the Missouri Supreme Court Task Force on Permanency Planning for Abused and Neglected Children.  In 1992, the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association doubly honored him with the inaugural Andrew Higgins Excellence in Juvenile Justice Award.