KURT SCHAEFER

KURT SCHAEFER

Former Missouri State Senator

No one can match Kurt Schaefer’s deep knowledge of Missouri’s budget or legislative process. As a two-term Missouri State Senator, Kurt served an unprecedented six years as Appropriations Chair and passed more than 100 pieces of legislation. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1990 from the University of Missouri, and J.D. and M.S.L. degrees in 1995 and 1996 from Vermont Law School. With a legal career spanning more than two decades in both the public and private sectors, Kurt works with governmental entities at every level, including all branches of government, state agencies, numerous boards and citizen commissions, and members of both major political parties. He has litigated cases in courtrooms throughout Missouri and has developed excellent professional relationships with attorneys and judges across the state.  He is also a partner in Lathrop GPM’s Jefferson City office.

CONTACT

314 E. High Street
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Telephone: +1 573.893.4336
Fax: +1 573.893.5398

UPDATES

Missouri Supreme Court Tosses Out 2018 Bill Due to Multiple Subjects

Missouri Supreme Court Tosses Out 2018 Bill Due to Multiple Subjects

A lawsuit filed by the City of De Soto and a De Soto resident (the plaintiffs) sought a declaratory judgment that a bill passed in 2018 by the General Assembly violated the “single-subject” provision of the Missouri Constitution and that the bill contained “an...

Governor Signs Legislation to Increase Missouri Gas Tax

Governor Signs Legislation to Increase Missouri Gas Tax

The Missouri General Assembly passed a gas tax increase in May 2021 to help fund road and bridge projects. On Tuesday, July 13, Governor Mike Parson (R) signed Senate Bill 262 (sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan). Beginning in October 2021...

General Assembly Passes 69 Bills in 2021 Legislative Session

General Assembly Passes 69 Bills in 2021 Legislative Session

The Missouri General Assembly ended the 2021 legislative session on May 14 with some major accomplishments in the 69 bills that crossed the finish line. More than 2,270 bills had been filed for the 2021 session and many of the provisions of these bills were added as...