David O. Kreuter Attorney Profile

David O. Kreuter

Certificates & Degrees

Law – License to practice law in Missouri and Illinois

Real Estate – a licensed real estate broker in Missouri (1988 – 1994)

Accounting – C.P.A. certificate (Missouri – 1978)

J.D. – Notre Dame Law School, December, 1975

B.A. – University of Notre Dame, 1973

  • Major: Mathematics
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude

A.V. – rating in Martindale-Hubbell (highest rating available)

Articles & Speeches

Speaker at NBI continuing legal education seminar regarding Legal Issues Involving Missouri Local
Governments, 2002 & 2004

Speaker at NBI continuing legal education seminar regarding Trusts, Estate Planning and Divorce in
Missouri, 2001

Speaker at NBI continuing legal education seminar regarding the analysis of financial information during a
divorce and its impact on a property settlement, 1999, 2000, & 2008

Speaker at NBI continuing legal education seminars regarding the impact of bankruptcy upon divorce, 1997
and 1998

Speaker at internal IRS continuing education seminars, March 17, 1994 and May 26, 1994

“The Issue of Abortion on Wrongful Pregnancy & Wrongful Birth Lawsuits,” in the PLN, November, 1990

Frequent guest at the “Money Talk” call-in radio programs on KXOK radio, St. Louis, Missouri

Frequent speaker at “Money Talk” Seminars for Delta Investments

“The Tax Reform Act of 1986 and the Sheep Industry,” in the Suffolk Sheep Breeder, January, 1987

“Here’s a Look at Key Changes in the Tax Reform Act of 1986,” in the Oil & Gas Journal, January 5, 1987

“Tax Reform and the Purebred Sheep Business,” in The Hampshire Journal, Winter, 1986

“Care Required in Raising Funds From Investors,” in the Oil & Gas Journal, October 28, 1985

Adjunct professor for Career Education Systems, Inc., a corporation that presents courses in association
with the St. Louis Metropolitan Real Estate Board

Speaker before the Tax Committee breakfast of the Missouri Society of CPAs – “401(K) Plans” and “Elections
and Options Upon Incorporation”

Adjunct professor – Federal Income Tax at St. Louis University, The Metropolitan College during the Spring
and Fall semesters, 1979, 1980

While employed for Price Waterhouse & Co., consulted with Congressional sub-committees regarding
proposed changes in the pension laws. Many of the changes were adopted and reference was given in
the Congressional Record

Author of Qualified Plans, a continuing education course for Price Waterhouse & Co.

Speaker at the 1979 and 1980 St. Louis University-Metropolitan College Tax Seminar

“50% Maximum Tax,” in the Houston Lawyer, October, 1976


  • Director – Creve Coeur Olive Boulevard Transportation Development District “TDD” (2007 – present)
  • Commissioner – St. Louis County Public Transportation Commission (2003 – 2006)
  • Councilman for the City of Creve Coeur, Ward I (1993 – 2003; 2006 – present)
  • Appointed in 2003 by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri to be the attorney for the receiver appointed in SEC v. Jawsh Corporation
  • Arbitrator – NASD/FINRA arbitration panel (2000 – present)
  • Director (2001 – present) of the Sonlight Family Center Corporation, a not-for-profit corporation
  • Passed FBI background check in 1991 in order to qualify as an Interim Trustee, appointed independent Trustee in an involuntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Director & President (1996-1997), Kiwanis Club of Jennings-North County
  • Director and President (2002 – 2006) of the Universal Sheltered Workshop (funding through Productive Living Board, St. Louis County)
  • Director & 1995 and 1996 Parade Chairman – Creve Coeur Days Committee
  • 2008 – Council Liaison to Police Committee (Creve Coeur)
  • 2007 – President of the Creve Coeur City Council
  • 2005 – Member of Finance Committee (Creve Coeur)
  • 2003 – President of the Creve Coeur City Council
  • 2003 – Council Liaison to Ethics Commission (Creve Coeur)
  • 2002 – Council Liaison to Traffic Committee and Ethics Commission (Creve Coeur)
  • 2001 – Council Liaison to Ethics Committee (Creve Coeur)
  • 2000 – Trustee of the City of Creve Coeur Employee Pension Plan and Trust
  • 1999 – Trustee of the City of Creve Coeur Employee Pension Plan and Trust
  • 1998 – Council Liaison to Economic Development Commission (Creve Coeur)
  • 1997 – Council Liaison to Parks & Recreation Committee (Creve Coeur)
  • 1996 – Council Liaison to Planning & Zoning Commission (Creve Coeur)
  • 1995 – Council Liaison to Finance Committee (Creve Coeur)
  • Trustee and Treasurer for the Tealwood Subdivision (1989-1995)
  • Member – Creve Coeur Squires
  • Member – Our Lady of The Pillar Parish
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