Thomas J. Plunkert

Professional Experience

Tom Plunkert is a life-long resident of St. Louis, Missouri. He attended St. Louis University School of Law and has practiced in the area of civil litigation for over 30 years. He has served on the Missouri Bar Board of Governors and on statewide commissions and committees. He served five years on the Missouri Bar’s Client Security Committee, six years on Missouri’s Commission on Retirement, Removal and Discipline of Judges and currently serves on the Administrative Law Judge Review Committee. This Committee oversees the conduct of all administrative law judges (workers compensation) in the state.


Professional Affiliations:

• Missouri Bar Board of Governors, 1982-1986 and 1987-1994.
• Chair of the Missouri Bar’s Lawyers in the Legislature Committee, 1986-1987
• Missouri Bar’s Client Security Fund Committee, 1996-2001; Chairman in 2001
• Commissions on Retirement, Removal and Discipline of Judges, 2000-2006, Chairman from 2002-2003
• Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis 1977- Present; Chair of the Trial Demonstration Committe, 1970-1980
• St. Louis Bar Foundation Board of Directors, 1993-1994
• Illinois Bar Association, 1978-Present
• Admitted to practice for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
• Admitted to practice for the Southern District of Illinois
• Admitted to practice for the Seventh and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals
• Admitted to practice for the United Stated Supreme Court
• Administrative Law Judge Review Committee, 2005-Present
• City of Warson Woods Municipal Judge, 1991-1998
• Provisional Municipal Judge, 1990-1991
• Prosecuting Municipal Judge, 1986-1990
• City Attorney, 1986-1990



• Florida Institute of Technology, B.S., cum laude, 1974
• St. Louis University, J.D., cum laude, 1977



• 1977, Missouri
• 1978, Illinois
• United Stated Supreme Court
• Seventh and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals


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