Missouri Lawyers Media has selected the Hon. Michael David (Ret.) to receive its 2022 ICON Award.

Judge David is among 31 distinguished men and women aged 60 and older to be recognized with the ICON Award for an exemplary legal career, longstanding commitment to the Missouri legal community, and success beyond the field of law. The 2022 honorees include founding partners, firm leaders, current and retired judges, and former public officials.

A former Circuit Judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri and former member of the Missouri House of Representatives, Judge David’s legal career spans 40 years. His recent practice at Baker Sterchi focuses on mediation and arbitration, and he has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® for his mediation work. He is a qualified neutral for the 21st and 22nd Judicial Circuits in Missouri and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Judge David is active in the legal community, currently serving as Master and Executive Committee member of the Theodore McMillian Inns of Court. He is also a member and past president of the Missouri Circuit Judges Association.

Missouri Lawyers Media will recognize honorees for their accomplishments at the fifth annual ICON Awards luncheon in June at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis. Honorees will also be profiled in print and online in a special section of Missouri Lawyers Weekly.