Law Offices at 7905 Forsyth
Independent Attorneys

Stuart L. O'Brien

Stuart L. O'Brien

Solo Practitioner
St. Louis (Clayton), Missouri

Stuart L. O'Brien, born in St. Louis, Missouri, 1968 has maintained his current independent practice since being admitted to the Bar in 1994. He has worked for many municipalities in varying capacities since admission to the bar, including: City of Maplewood: Court Administrator (1995 to 2003), Provisional Judge (1998 to 2003), Prosecuting Attorney (2003 to 2004), Provisional Judge 2006-to present. City of Beverly Hills: Prosecuting Attorney (2000 to present). City of Lakeshire: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (2002 to 2004), Prosecuting Attorney (2004 to 2006), City Attorney 2004 to 2006. City of DesPeres: Special Prosecutor 2000 to 2001). City of Normandy: Judicial Selection Committee (2003).

Stuart O'Brien is also a member of the St. Louis County Municipal Judges Association as well as the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association. He has also provided pro bono legal services for St. Louis Dachshund Rescue.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning, Wills, Living Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Probate and Trust Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Traffic Violations and Speeding Tickets
  • DWI and Driving While Suspended
  • Municipal Ordinance Violations and Misdemeanors
  • Felony Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1994
  • Illinois, 1995


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate, Certificates in Civil Law and International Legal Studies - 1994
  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • Certificate in Comparative Litigation - 1992
  • St. John's University, St. Cloud, Minnesota
    • Bachelor of Science - 1991
  • Horton Watkins (Ladue) High School, Saint Louis, Missouri - 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • St. Louis County Municipal Judges Association
  • Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Maplewood, Provisional Judge, 2006 - Present
  • City of Beverly Hills, Prosecuting Attorney, 2000 - Present
  • City of Lakeshire, City Attorney, 2004 - 2006
  • City of Lakeshire, Prosecuting Attorney, 2004 - 2006
  • City of Lakeshire, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 2002 - 2004
  • City of Maplewood, Prosecuting Attorney, 2003 - 2004
  • City of Maplewood, Provisional Judge, 1998 - 2003
  • City of Maplewood, Court Administrator, 1995 - 2003
  • City of Normandy, Judicial Selection Committee, 2003
  • City of DesPeres, Special Prosecutor, 2000 - 2001

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Louis Dachshund Rescue

The Law Offices at 7905 Forsyth

Conveniently located across the street from the Saint Louis County courts complex

Phone: (314) 726-5363 | Fax: (314) 721-6485
7905 Forsyth Boulevard
Clayton, MO 63105-3808
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The associated independent attorneys and the partners of Dunlop & McCarter practicing at the Law Offices at 7905 Forsyth represent clients throughout the greater Saint Louis area in communities such as St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles, Clayton, Richmond Heights, Hazelwood, Florissant, Ladue, Town & Country, Ballwin, Manchester, Creve Coeur, Olivette, Overland, Ferguson, Webster Groves, Kirkwood, Hillsboro, Eureka, O'Fallon and Bridgeton.

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