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Overview

Shmuli’s practice as a commercial litigator plays to his strength of solving complicated problems for clients.

Shmuli’s communication, research and advocacy skills support his work in various litigation matters, including offensive and defensive discovery, drafting documents and motions, and assisting attorneys as they prepare for trial. He has experience with projects in corporate, real estate and toxic tort law. With an undergraduate degree in biology, he also has a particularly keen interest in healthcare issues.

Shmuli previously served as a judicial assistant to the Hon. Robert H. Dierker Jr. and the Hon. Michael F. Stelzer in the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri. He worked in the trial division providing support for judicial deliberations, including discovery disputes, summary judgments, deposition designations and objections, amended pleadings, post-conviction remedies and motions to dismiss. Shmuli also conducted legal research on a wide range of topics in the motion/equity division, and he drafted and edited court orders and memos for cases and motions under submission in the judicial circuit.


Education

  • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
    • Academic Excellence Awards - Legal Research and Writing II, Seminar: American Presidency
    • Saint Louis University Law Journal, General Editor
  • B.A., Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, Yeshiva University
    • Biology; minor in Psychology
    • cum laude

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies

Languages

  • Hebrew, fluent
Outside the Office

Shmuli has fun being with his family, staying active, playing music and collecting fountain pens.

Shmuli spends most of his personal time with his wife and daughter. Time permitting, he enjoys staying active by cycling, figure skating and working out – and has earned an American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer Certification. Shmuli also plays the piano and drums. Additionally, he is an avid collector of fountain pens and enjoys the fluid experience of writing with them.

Community Leadership

Young Israel of St. Louis, 2015-present