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Peter Dunne, J.D.

Adjunct Professor

Courses Taught

Trial Ad II


Peter Dunne graduated from St. Louis University in 1978 with an A.B. in History and was awarded a J.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1983.

Practice Areas

Peter Dunne has been a principal with the law firm of Rabbitt, Pitzer and Snodgrass, P.C. since 1991. Peter’s law practice emphasizes defending civil litigation in the State and Federal Courts in Missouri and Illinois, including defending civil rights claims against municipalities and police officers, personal injury suits and general damages litigation. Peter was a trial attorney with the St. Louis County Public Defender’s Office from 1983 to 1985. Peter is a Past President of the Lawyers Association of St. Louis and is an approved mediator in the State and Federal Courts in Missouri. In over 25 years in the practice of law Peter has tried over 175 lawsuits to jury verdict, and has actually managed to win several of these. In his highly coveted spare time Peter is a member of The Courthouse Steps, a group of singing lawyers that performs songs and skits which parody current events, and assists with writing and directing the annual Gridiron Show for the Lawyers Association