Law and Public Safety

Law and Public Safety

Judge Robert S. AdlerThe Honorable Robert S. Adler

Judge Robert S. Adler, was appointed in 1992 by St. Louis County Executive George R. (Buzz) Westfall, to serve as Municipal Division Judge of the St. Louis County Municipal Court, South Division.

Judge Adler received his B.S. degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting, from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and his J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law. Judge Adler was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1974. From 1975 to 1978, he served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County, MO.

Judge Adler was a principal of Rothman, Sokol, Adler & Sarachan, P.C. and spent twenty-one years with the firm. The last ten years he has been on his own. He has a wealth of experience concerning complex matters and his practice has been focused on a broad range of litigation, including representation for administrative bodies, securities arbitration, commercial, business, real estate, zoning, general civil, professional licensing, criminal and family law cases. From 1983 to 1991, Judge Adler served as the City Attorney for the City of Fenton, MO.

Judge Adler is a former member and past president of the Board of Directors of the Missouri Municipal & Associate Circuit Judges' Association. He has been a lecturer on various litigation related topics, including criminal law and the law relating to DWI's and administrative revocations. Judge Adler has authored a number of professional works including: Missouri Criminal Procedure - Statements of a Defendant and Missouri Municipal Review - The Law of Redistricting and Some Practical Tips.