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Mitchell A. Margo
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PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW

LAW PRACTICE

Mitch concentrates his practice on complex litigation; business transactions and disputes, litigation involving trusts and estates; alternative dispute resolution and sports law.

  • General Counsel, The Black Repertory Theatre Company of St. Louis (2015 - present)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri (1983)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri (1983)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (1983)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1994)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis 
  • AssociatIon of Attorney Mediators

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Elected to the Washington University Alumni Board of Governors (2015-2016)
  • Columnist, Under Analysis, Syndicated Legal Issues Column (1994-2008)
  • Elected to Washington University Sports Hall of Fame (2004 for Varsity Baseball, 1975-1977)
  • St. Louis Equity in Education Award (1998)
  • Ten Outstanding Young St. Louisans (1995)
  • St. Louis ACLU Volunteer of the Year (1995)

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EDUCATION

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 1983
  • M.A., University of Michigan, 1979
  • B.A., Washington University, 1977

COMMUNITY/CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Certified Arbitrator and Federal Court Neutral (2005 – present)
  • St. Louis Sports Commission
  • Chairman, St. Louis County Civil Service Commission (Member, 2001 – 2006; Chairman, 2007 – 2012)
  • Chairman of the Board, Washington University Student Media, Inc.,Washington University Student Publications’ Governing Body (1999 – 2007)
  • President, W Club, Washington University Athletic Alumni Association (1998 – 2003)
  • Member, City of Clayton Planning and Zoning Commission and Architectural Review Board (1998 – 2002)
  • Member, Focus St. Louis (formerly Leadership St. Louis), Finance and Strategic Planning Committee (1994 – 1996)
  • Chairman, City of Clayton Strategic Issues Committee (1994)
  • Washington University Law Quarterly (Member, 1982; Articles Editor, 1983)

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