Formerly Schaeffer & Lamere, P.C.
phone (314) 799-2649
5512 Godfrey Rd., Godfrey, IL 62035
After graduating from St. Louis University School of Law, Mr.
Schaeffer was admitted to the Missouri and Illinois bars in 1990. He
is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for
the Eastern District of Missouri, the Southern District of Illinois,
and various United States Court of Appeals.
In addition to mass torts and class action litigation, Mr. Schaeffer's areas of practice include complex commercial and tort litigation and general civil litigation. Mr. Schaeffer is a member of the Missouri Bar and the Illinois Bar.
Mr. Schaeffer's publications include the book Deposition Checklists and Strategies, How to Feed a Lawyer (and Other Irreverent Observations from the Legal Underground), as well as articles in many newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Tribune, the Houston Chronicle, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Mr. Schaeffer also publishes two weblogs, The Legal Underground and The Trial Practice Tips Weblog, both of which have received notice in many print publications, including the New York Times, The Economist, and the Illinois Bar Journal.
St. Louis University - B.A., English, Magna Cum Laude, 1985;
Louis University School of Law - Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude,
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Woolsack (national legal honors fraternity); Faculty Fellowship Professor I. Dore 1988-1990; Managing Editor, St. Louis University Law Journal, Volume 34, 1989-1990; American Jurisprudence Awards in Contracts, Property and Evidence for Highest Class Grade (1988-1989).