Darold Crotzer
Principal

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PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW

LAW PRACTICE 

Darold practices in the areas of local government law and large not-for-profit organizations, and practices public agency law in State and Federal Court. He also served as a lobbyist for the Anheuser Busch Companies, Inc. 

  • Attorney for Metropolitan Village (2017-present)
  • Municipal Prosecutor, City of Clayton (1992-present)    


BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri (1966)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (1967)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (1968)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1968)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana (1978)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin (1979)
  • U.S. District Court, Rhode Island (1979)    


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Missouri Bar (1966 – present)
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (1982-present)
  • Illinois Bar (2003-present)
  • Missouri School Boards’ Association, Associate Member (2002-present)
  • Missouri Council of School Attorneys (2002-present)
  • National Council of School Attorneys (2002-present)    


AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating (1976-present)    


PRACTICE AREAS

  • Civil Litigation and Appeals
  • Defense of Civil Rights Claims
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Local Government Law
  • Public Agency Law

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 1966
  • B.A., History, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1963

COMMUNITY/CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Commissioner, St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority (2010-present)  
  • Director, Board of Directors, County Credit Union (2018-present) 
  • Board Member, St. Louis Transitional Hope House, Inc. (2004) 
  • Member and Chair, Clayton Housing Council (1991-1994) 
  • President and Board Member, FOCUS St. Louis (1982-1992) 
  • President, Treasurer and Board Member, Conference on Education (1979-1984) 
  • Charter Member, Confluence St. Louis (1983-1986) 
  • 1st Lieutenant Judge Advocates, Missouri Air National Guard (1967-1973)

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