Helmut Starr partners with clients to successfully manage their business matters. Recently, he served as lead counsel in several multimillion-dollar redevelopment and zoning projects.
Helmut’s litigation practice is focused primarily on land use law, zoning law, and commercial litigation. He has successfully litigated zoning and other public law issues in state courts in Missouri and Illinois, both for and against government entities. He frequently represents developers before public bodies.
Trial Attorney for the LCRA of the City of St. Louis in a multi-million dollar condemnation of property for the Convention Center hotel project in 1994
Litigation Counsel for the City of Clayton regarding ERISA matters, 1993-1994
Litigation Counsel for the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority, 1992-1994
City Attorney, City of Webster Groves, Missouri, 1995-present
City Attorney, City of Oakland, Missouri, 1989-present
City Attorney, Lakeshire, Missouri, 2005-present
Assistant City Attorney, City of Creve Coeur, Missouri, 1990-1991
Prosecuting Attorney, City of Kirkwood, Missouri, 1987-1988
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