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Scott T. Apking


With a wide-ranging litigation practice and a background in military service and legal representation, Scott Apking works to assist clients facing a variety of business and real estate disputes.


  • Missouri
  • Illinois


J.D., University of Missouri School of Law, cum laude, 2014, Order of the Coif; Missouri Law Review, senior associate editor

M.B.A., Webster University, 2011

B.A., Political Science, The Ohio State University, 2007


Scott Apking draws on a breadth of litigation experience to assist clients, from handling real estate, toxic tort and other business disputes to his work as a city prosecutor and representing military veterans before administrative bodies.

Examples of Scott’s recent work include:

  • Conducted document review and witness preparation in a copyright infringement case that ultimately settled before trial.
  • Prepared research for a successful motion for summary judgment on behalf of a major financial services firm facing a claim of breach of fiduciary duty.
  • In a rent and possession case, represented a commercial landlord whose restaurant franchisee tenant breached a lease, moved out and stopped paying rent. The case settled the day the trial was set to begin.

He has also worked on cases involving real estate fraud, environmental and non-compete/trade secret matters and is the prosecuting attorney for Black Jack, Missouri, a suburb in north St. Louis County.

While attending the University of Missouri School of Law, Scott co-founded the school’s Veterans Clinic. The clinic represents low-income veterans in judicial proceedings before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran’s Claims and the Board of Veterans’ Appeals.

Scott supervises 40 soldiers as a platoon sergeant in the Army Reserves and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Young Lawyers' Division, Pro-Bono Committee Liaison
  • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims Bar Association

Community/Civic Activities

  • Association of the United States Army

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