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Dennis L. Callahan

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The law practice of Dennis L. Callahan is built on integrity and personal service to individuals and small businesses in a variety of legal areas. Most of our new business are referrals from current and former clients.

Volunteer Service

I participate in the Volunteer Lawyers Program sponsored by Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.

Attorney Rating

I am rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory (the highest rating available).

* St. Louis University School of Law, J.D. Degree, 1979
* University of Missouri-St. Louis, B.S. Degree, 1974
   Municipal Law Experience
* Attorney and clerk, Town of Norwood Court, Missouri,
* Member, Board of Trustees, Ferguson Municipal Public Library District
* Member, Plan Commission, City of Ferguson, Missouri,
* Member, Board of Adjustment, City of Ferguson, Missouri,
Professional Memberships
* American Bar Association
* Missouri Bar
* Illinois State Bar Association
* Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
* Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association

Practice Areas

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Business Formation & Planning
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Contract Drafting & Review
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner, 1996


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St Louis, Missouri
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1979
  • University of Missouri, St Louis, Missouri
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science – 1974
    • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1979
  • Illinois, 1980
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1979

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Town of Norwood Court, Missouri, Attorney and Clerk, 1985
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Bar , Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association, Member

Honors and Awards

  • 10 Years of Service Award Volunteer Lawyers Program, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Lawyers Program, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Representative Clients

  • Town of Norwood Court


  • PNC Bank

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Vaiana & Callahan, Partner, 1985 to 1996
  • Law Offices of Anthony F. Vaiana, Associate, 1979 to 1985

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories — legal ability and general practice standards.