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Mr. Marc H. Ellinger

Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, L.C.
Presiding Commissioner - Cole County, Missouri
Advisory Council
Office:
308 East High Street
Suite 301
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Phone: (573) 634-2500
Fax: (573) 634-3358
Email: mellinger@bbdlc.com
Web Site: www.bbdlc.com

Law School: University of Missouri - Columbia (1992)

Practice Areas:
 

Bar Membership and Enrollment to Practice:

Missouri Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
United States District Court, Western District
Missouri Bar Association
Chairman, Local Government Law Committee
Legislative Sub-Committee
Cole County Bar Association
Licensed Certified Public Accountant

Legal Employment and Experience:

Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, L.C., Attorneys and Counselors At Law
January 1999 to Present

Associate in St. Louis based firm practicing in the Jefferson City, Missouri office. Practice is concentrated in areas of Local Government Law, Hancock Amendment, Municipal Finance Law, Taxation, Constitutional Law, Election and Campaign Finance Law, General Business and Commercial Law and Litigation, Administrative and Government Regulatory Law and Legislation.

Staff Attorney, Missouri State Auditorís Office
June 1993 to January 1999

Represented the State Auditor, a statewide elected official, as lead trial and appellate counsel; managed litigation involving the State Auditorís Office; reviewed and approved municipal bond transcripts totaling over $3 billion; directed all legislative activities for the State Auditor; advised management regarding personnel issues, including separations, Americans with Disabilities Act and Family Medical Leave Act; and complete research requests. Lead counsel conducting trial and appellate litigation involving rights of state officials and taxpayer refunds before the Missouri Supreme Court and the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, and successfully obtained over $18 million in refunds for taxpayers. Lead counsel in successful litigation regarding separation of powers and confidentiality of records, including arguments before the Missouri Supreme Court. Consulted on Neighborhood Improvement District financing and legislation; reviewed lease-purchase and tax increment financing, including review of proposed lease, indenture and trust agreements. Coordinated and managed litigation regarding general obligation school bond issues.

Elected Office:

Presiding Commissioner -- Cole County, Missouri. 2007-present.

Education:

University of Missouri - School of Accountancy
Bachelorís of Science, Accounting
Graduate, 1989

University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law
Juris Doctorate
Graduate, 1992

Affiliations:

National Association of Bond Lawyers
Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
Associated Industries of Missouri, Secretary/Treasurer
Jefferson City Rotary Club, President Elect
Jefferson City Area YMCA

Activities:

Treasurer, Missouri House Republican Campaign Committee, 1999-present. Manage finances and reporting for statewide committee Campaign Treasurer and Legal Advisor, Pierce for Auditor, 1998. Managed finances and reporting for statewide campaign for office of Missouri State Auditor. Advise campaign on legal issues and establish policies and procedures.
Legal Advisor, Margaret Kelly for Governor, 1996
Consulted and advised statewide campaign for Governor on legal and policy
Sigma Nu Fraternity, Rho Chapter, House Corporation Board President, former Secretary and Chapter Advisor




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