Senator Tony Luetkemeyer’s Abbreviated Biography

Tony Luetkemeyer is the State Senator for the 34th Senatorial District, representing Buchanan and Platte Counties.

Sen. Luetkemeyer earned his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in History and Political Science from the University of Missouri. In college, he was elected Mizzou’s student body president. During the summer after college, Sen. Luetkemeyer served as a White House intern in the Domestic Policy Council under President George W. Bush.

Sen. Luetkemeyer earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Missouri School of Law. While in law school, he was appointed by Governor Matt Blunt to serve on the University of Missouri Board of Curators, the governing board for the UM System.

After graduating from law school, Sen. Luetkemeyer clerked for a judge on the Missouri Supreme Court. He practiced law at the Kansas City law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, where he focused on defending individuals and businesses in products liability and other complex litigation. He currently serves as senior corporate in-house counsel for a Kansas City company.

In the Missouri Senate, Sen. Luetkemeyer serves as the Chairman of the Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. He is also a member of the committees on Gubernatorial Appointments, Government Reform, General Laws and Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics.

He is the recipient of numerous legislative awards, including being named Freshman Legislator of the Year by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce.

 

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