Matthew J. Rossiter

Matthew J. Rossiter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Rossiter & Boock, LLC
 | 8182 Maryland Ave, Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-754-1500
Fax: 314-863-5151
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Matthew J. Rossiter focuses his practice on fiduciary litigation, civil litigation, estate planning and probate administration. He has tried cases throughout Missouri, representing trustees, personal representatives, and claimants in all areas of estate administration. He has represented business owners and individuals in a diverse range of civil litigation matters, including personal injury cases.   

    In 2011, Matt Rossiter was elected by his peers to serve a six year term on the Twenty-First Circuit Judicial Commission.  The Circuit covers St. Louis County.  When there is a judicial vacancy, the Commission interviews applicants and selects a three-person panel.  The Governor chooses one of the panelists to fill the judicial vacancy.    

    In 2005, Matt Rossiter received the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the St. Louis County Bar Association. He has argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He is a frequent speaker at seminars on litigation, probate administration and estate planning. Matt is a member of the Steering Committee for the BAMSL Probate and Trust Section and is a past chair of that section. He is a founder of the annual Fiduciary Litigation Seminar sponsored by BAMSL, and has presented each of the past six years. He also serves on the St. Louis County Probate Advisory Committee. Matt has been published in The St. Louis Bar Journal (Representing Claimants in Probate Estates: Bad Things Can Happen to Good Lawyers. Fall, 2003). In addition, he is a member of the Lawyers Association of St. Louis, the St. Louis County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar. Matt is a former prosecuting attorney for the cities of Maplewood and Manchester, and has served as Provisional Judge in Manchester and Ballwin. Matt received his undergraduate degree in business administration/finance from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law.

    About Matthew Rossiter

    Admitted: 1994, Missouri

    Professional Webpage: http://www.rossiterboock.com/matthew-j-rossiter

    Honors/Awards:

    • Outstanding Young Lawyer, St. Louis County Bar Association, 2005

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2016: Burdens of Proof in Missouri Estate and Trust Litigation
    • The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2003: Representing Claimants in Probate Estates: Bad Things Can Happen to Good Lawyers
    • Recent and Pending Legislative Initiatives in Trusts and Estates; Case Law Developments, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2015
    • Update on the Law - Fiduciary Litigation, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Speaker, 2015
    • The Lawyer's Estate Plan File in Litigation, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2014
    • Terminating Trusts and Making Final Distribution Without Getting Sued - Fiduciary Litigation, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Speaker, 2013
    • Update on the Law - Fiduciary Litigation, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Speaker, 2012
    • Update on the Law - Fiduciary Litigation, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Speaker, 2011
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    Office Location for Matthew J. Rossiter

    8182 Maryland Ave
    Suite 600
    St. Louis, MO 63105

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    Last Updated: 9/1/2020

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