250 NE Tudor Road
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64086

816.525.7881


308 E. High Street, Suite 108
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

660.672.4597

Lauber Municipal Law, LLC

Serving those who serve the public

Jeremiah V. Cover

Partner

Jeremy Cover
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Firm Number: 816-525-7881

General Overview

Jeremy Cover practices in the areas of general municipal law, municipal prosecution, economic development, dangerous building and nuisance abatements, litigation, real estate transactions, as well as regulatory and statutory compliance, including Missouri’s Sunshine Law. He previously served as the Associate City Counselor and Assistant Prosecutor for the City of Jefferson City, Missouri, where he advised the City Council as well as numerous boards and commissions, prosecuted a wide range of City Code violations, and led the City’s code enforcement task force. Prior to his work in Jefferson City he served in court administration for Missouri’s Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. In addition to his public sector service Jeremy also gained experience at a general practice law firm where he was presented with a wide range of legal issues.

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., 2008
University of Missouri-Kansas City, M.P.A., 2008
University of Missouri, B.S. Business Administration, 2004

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2008
United States District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2013

Honors/Recognition

Selected as Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2018 for State and Local Government Law

Relevant Legal Experience

  • Serves as the City Attorney for the Missouri cities of Appleton City, Lowry City, Holden, Rich Hill, West Line, Brownington, Freeman, and Lexington
  • Serves as the City Prosecutor for the Missouri cities of Windsor, East Lynne, Creighton, Pleasant Hill, Urich, Brownington, Freeman, and Grain Valley
  • Served as the Interim City Prosecutor for the City of Blue Springs, Missouri.
  • Serves as the Assistant City Attorney for multiple Missouri cities including Peculiar, Pleasant Hill, Odessa, and Butler
  • Serves multiple Missouri cities including Grandview, Jefferson City, Pleasant Valley, Marshall, and Moberly as special counsel
  • Served as Associate City Counselor for Jefferson City, Missouri, including the City Council, nine departments, and multiple boards and commissions
  • Knowledgeable in a wide range of municipal law issues including Missouri’s Sunshine Law, drafting ordinances and resolutions, contract negotiation and review, nuisance abatement, election law, and personnel issues
  • Prosecutes code violations in Municipal Court
  • Experienced litigator
  • Conducts administrative hearings for dangerous buildings and nuisance issues
  • Facilitates complex real estate transactions
  • Crafted policies and procedures at the Circuit Court and Municipal Court level
  • Coordinates the formation, implementation, and operation of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) projects and other economic development incentives

Professional Affiliations

The Missouri Bar

Missouri Municipal League

Missouri Municipal Attorney’s Association, Board of Directors (2019–present)

 

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