Dennis B. Mertz
Dennis B. Mertz
of Counsel
  • (314) 845-0541
  • (314) 845-2580
Personal Biography

Mr. Mertz’s practice is focused to provide information, education, alternatives, and assistance to all clients, including the elderly, with special emphasis in the fields of estate planning and trust administration.


  • Washington University School of Law, Juris Doctorate
  • Southern Illinois University, Bachelor of Business Administration

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law and Estate Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Charitable Giving
  • Business Formation and Advice
  • Real Estate
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney

Admitted to Practice

  • Missouri (1970)
  • Missouri Federal District Court (1970)

Professional Activities and Experiences

  • Member, Missouri Bar
  • Former Secretary and Member, Missouri Chapter NAELA
  • Member, St. Louis Planned Giving Counsel
  • Director for forty-three years, Evangelical Children’s Home
  • Corporate Secretary and Finance Chair, Evangelical Children’s Home
  • Director and Vice President (Ret.), Friends of Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis County Park)
  • Former Director, South County Family YMCA – 2003 Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Former President and Member of Show Me Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America.
  • Member, St. Louis Chapter of National Railway Historical Society
  • Life Member, Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis Historical & Technical Society, Inc.
  • Member, Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
  • Legal advice and advocate Missouri Civil War Museum
  • Member of Numerous other History, Cultural and Antique Automobile Organizations