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Robert T. West

Senior Counsel

Practice Groups

Areas of Concentration

  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction and Design Contracts
  • Leases
  • Real Estate Development and Redevelopment
  • Real Estate Entity Financing
  • Real Estate Entity Formation and Joint Venture Structures

Experience at Work

Robert devotes a substantial portion of his practice to counseling real estate developers and owners of industrial and multi-family real estate.

In the Community

He currently serves as a Member of the Alumni Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity St. Louis and as a Board Member of Horizons St. Louis in Kirkwood, a nonprofit academic and enrichment program for under-resourced students in the Kirkwood, MO school district.

Robert previously served as President and General Counsel for Habitat for Humanity St. Louis and as President of Horizons St. Louis in Kirkwood. In addition, he was an Adjunct Professor at St. Louis University Law School.

Awards & Recognitions

Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America® | Real Estate Law, St. Louis (2018 – Present)

Knowledge & Insights

Teaching

  • St. Louis University Law School | Adjunct Professor

Admissions & Qualifications

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Missouri

Additional Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant – Missouri (1973)

Educational Background

  • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law (1976)
  • B.S., Accounting, University of Illinois and University of Missouri-St. Louis, cum laude (1972)

Leadership & Community Engagement

Current Leadership Positions

  • Habitat for Humanity St. Louis | Alumni Board Member
  • Horizons St. Louis | Board Member

Past Leadership Positions

  • Horizons St. Louis | President
  • Habitat for Humanity St. Louis | President
  • Habitat for Humanity St. Louis | General Counsel

Civic & Community

  • Habitat for Humanity St. Louis
  • Horizons St. Louis
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