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Erin P. Seele is a principal with Cunningham, Vogel & Rost, P.C. She represents the firm’s clients in general municipal law matters, land use and zoning, public utility issues, employment law, environmental law, and governmental litigation, among other areas of municipal practice. Erin serves as the City Attorney for the cities of Fenton and Ladue, Missouri. She also serves as the training coordinator for the Municipal Officials Training Academy.


Erin received her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, and her Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. As a graduate student, Erin worked within the Missouri Local Government Program, in conjunction with the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association, administering educational conferences and certifications for Missouri city clerks. Erin received her M.P.A. with an emphasis on local government management and interned with the City Administrator of the City of Maryland Heights working on projections of the City’s general fund and creating an economic development website.


Erin received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Missouri-Columbia, having received numerous awards, including the Order of Barristers, the 2008 Shughart Thomson & Kilroy Best 2L Oral Advocate, and the Fred L. Howard Prize for Excellence in the advancement of advocacy. Erin also served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review and Judging Director for the Board of Advocates.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
The Missouri Bar

The Illinois Bar

The American Bar Association

Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

Missouri

Illinois

PUBLICATIONS

Greater Protection: Missouri Says No to Possible Asbestos Contamination due to NESHAP Violations and RCRA Violations, Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review, Volume 16:3, Summer 2009

The Door Finally Opens to Challenge Agency Decisions that Affect the Environment, Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review, Volume 16:2, Spring 2009

LECTURES/SPEECHES

50 Ways to Stay Out of Trouble: Ethics and Mandates for Public Officials, Municipal Officials Training Academy, 2014

Selected Best Practices for Municipal Lawyers, Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association, 2014

Sunshine Law: Understanding Nuances and Developing Best Practices, Municipal Officials Training Academy, 2013

Selected Best Practices for Municipal Attorneys, Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association, 2013

Intergovernmental Conflicts; Zoning Disputes & Beyond, Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association, 2012

An Olympic Day in the Life of a City Clerk, Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association Spring Institute, 2012

A Day in the Life of a City Clerk, Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association Spring Institute, 2011

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