Alan D. Pratzel, Chief Disciplinary Counsel
3327 American Avenue
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109-1016
Phone: (573) 635-7400
Fax: (573) 635-2240
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Contrary to common belief, it is the Supreme Court of
Missouri – not The Missouri Bar – that is in charge of the state's lawyer
discipline system. To protect the public, the Supreme Court oversees a
mechanism for investigation and, where necessary, discipline of lawyers who
fail to meet their professional obligations.
of Chief Disciplinary Counsel was established by the Supreme Court to
investigate ethical complaints against lawyers. It is funded through Missouri attorney enrollment fees. For
information about how to file a complaint about a lawyer, and other information about the
Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, please click on the link above.
Complaints concerning alleged misconduct of judges and judicial commission
handled by the Commission on Retirement, Removal and