Robert Plunkert, Principal with Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

Robert T. Plunkert attended Boston College, where he received his undergraduate degree in Psychology and History with a Minor in Philosophy in May 2006. In 2009, Robert received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law with double concentrations in Civil and Criminal Litigation Skills.

In 2008, Robert was the recipient of the Saint Louis University Legal Services Award. He was a SLU Law Journal Editor from 2008-2009 as well as a staff member from 2007-2008.

Robert was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2009 and Illinois Bar in 2010.

Publications and Seminars

  • Presenter, Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association (Spring Institute), Topic: “The Sunshine Act and Liability Concerns”, Columbia, Missouri, March 2021
  • Moderator, The Harmonie Group, Civil Rights Seminar (II), Virtual, May 2021
  • Author, “Understanding the Equitable Remedies of Contribution and Indemnity in Construction Law,” 77 Journal of the Missouri Bar 1 (January/February, 2021)
  • Moderator, The Harmonie Group, Civil Rights Seminar, Virtual, January 2021
  • Presenter, The Harmonie Group, Topic: “The History of Qualified Immunity”, Virtual, January 2021
    Presenter, National Business Institute, Topic: “Legal Ethics of Email”, City of St. Louis, Missouri, June 2019.
  • Presenter, Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association, Topic: “The Sunshine Act and Liability Concerns”, St. Charles County, Missouri, April 2018
  • Presenter, POST Continuing Law Enforcement Credit, Topic: “Police Liability, the Sunshine Act, and Preservation of Evidence”, St. Louis County, Missouri, April 2018
  • Author, “A Practitioner’s Guide to the ‘Something More’ Doctrine,” 70 Journal of the Missouri Bar 92 (March/April, 2014)
  • Author, “The Aryan Brotherhood, Crawford, and the Death Penalty”, 53 Saint Louis University Law Journal 663 (Winter, 2009)
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Robert Plunkert Recieves David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award

Robert Plunkert was awarded the David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award by the Missouri Bar / Missouri Bar Foundation. The award acknowledges outstanding appellate advocacy work performed by young lawyers who are members of the Missouri Bar.


  • The Harmonie Group - Civil Rights Chair
  • -The Lawyers Association of St. Louis


  • Saint Louis University
    • J.D., 2009
  • Boston College
    • B.A., double major, Psychology & History; minor in Philosophy, 2006


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • United States District Court
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Western District of Missouri
    • Southern District of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Eighth Circuit
    • Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Principal, Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. (2018 - Present)
  • Associate, Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. (2012 - 2017)
  • Associate, Brown and James, P.C. (2009 - 2012)