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Margaret Eveker Meisel

Practice Areas

Municipal Law

Government Litigation


Land Use & Zoning

Bar Admissions




J.D., St. Louis University, cum laude, 2012

B.A., University of Missouri - Columbia, magna cum laude, 2009

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Margaret Eveker Meisel is a principal attorney with Cunningham, Vogel & Rost, P.C. She represents the firm’s municipal clients in governmental litigation, taxation, land use and zoning, and general municipal issues. . She has nearly a decade of experience representing government clients in trial and appellate courts. Maggie also provides training for the Municipal Officials Training Academy on various legal issues affecting municipalities.


Maggie received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she was a member of the Honors College. She received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law, where she served as managing editor of the Saint Louis University Public Law Review. During law school, Maggie received multiple Academic Excellence Awards and was a member of the Public Interest Law Group. Additionally, Maggie worked as a judicial extern for the Missouri Court of Appeals and a faculty research fellow in the areas of Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Legal History. Prior to joining the firm, Maggie clerked for the Honorable Kathianne Knaup Crane, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Missouri Bar

  • The Illinois State Bar

  • Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Selected Lectures and Presentations

  • Special Laws: Not so Special After All, with D. Streubel, Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association Fall Seminar, 2020

  • It's (Mostly) Good to Be King: The Application and Limits of Sovereign Immunity, Municipal Officials Training Academy, 2018

  • Municipal Business License Taxes, Municipal Officials Training Academy, 2017

  • All You Need to Know about the Board of Adjustment, with E. Seele, Municipal Officials Training Academy, 2016

  • Urban Development, Zoning and Planning, Subdivisions and Annexations, Missouri Bar Guidebook Series, 2016

  • Annual Update of Supreme Court and Missouri Land Use Cases, Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association, July 2014, July 2016

  • Municipal Contracting & Purchasing Best Practices, Municipal Officials Training Academy, 2015

  • 50 Ways to Stay out of Trouble: Ethics and Mandates for Public Officials, Municipal Officials Training Academy, 2014

Articles and Publications

  • M. Eveker, Examining the Question of Residency for Elected Officials, Missouri Municipal Review, March/April 2021

  • D. Streubel, M. Eveker, & L. Gilmore, Sovereign Immunity for Non-Tort Claims: Application and Limits, Missouri Municipal Review, September/October 2018

  • The Fourth Amendment and Unwarranted GPS Surveillance: An Analysis​ of United States v. Maynard, 31 ST. LOUIS U. PUB. L. REV. 193 (2011)

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