250 NE Tudor Road
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64086 816.525.7881816.525.7881

308 E. High Street, Suite 108
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 660.672.4597660.672.4597

Lauber Municipal Law, LLC

Serving those who serve the public

Peter F. Rottgers

Firm Number: 816-525-7881
Cell Number: 816-944-9393
Email: prottgers@laubermunicipal.com

General Overview

Peter Rottgers joined Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, in 2016. Peter is the City Prosecutor for Odessa, Missouri. Peter is the firm’s primary contact for administrative and judicial litigation matters, but also has experience in general municipal law and municipal prosecution. Peter began his legal career as a staff attorney at Legal Aid of Western Missouri, where he gained extensive litigation experience as he represented clients before the Missouri Courts of Appeals, the Circuit and Probate Courts of 18 counties, and a multitude of government agencies. He decided to attend law school following stints working for horse racing lobbyists in Austin, Texas and for an international criminal law firm in London, UK. Peter grew up all over the country, but now lives in Kansas City.

Education

University of Kentucky, J.D., 2012

  • The Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law, Editorial Staff
  • University of Kentucky Legal Clinic
  • Litigation Skills Award for Best Motion Practice

Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 2008

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2013

Relevant Legal Experience

  • Serves as City Prosecutor for the Missouri cities of Odessa
  • Serves as assistant City Prosecutor for the Missouri cities of Windsor, East Lynne, Creighton, and Pleasant Hill
  • Serves as Assistant City Attorney to numerous Missouri cities including Peculiar, Adrian, Archie, Appleton City, and Lowry City
  • Represented Cities in condemnation, inverse-condemnation, quiet-title, bidding dispute, impeachment, contract disputes, appellate and tort actions
  • Regularly assists clients with contested administrative hearings, including dangerous buildings and nuisance abatement hearings
  • Provides assistance for economic development and TIF projects
  • Represented municipal clients in matters pertaining to the purchase and sale of real estate
  • Experienced in contract review and negotiation
  • Has conducted in excess of one hundred contested hearings and trials

 

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