State Political Coordinator Training Session

State Political Coordinator Training Session

State Political Coordinator Training Session

Discover the value of being a State Political Coordinator by attending this insightful and dynamic training experience. Regardless of whether or not you currently serve as a State Political Coordinator, this session offers a unique opportunity to enhance your skills and understanding of effective government engagement. Former Missouri State Senator Kurt Schaefer will share invaluable best practices and tips, drawing from his extensive experience, while providing attendees with actionable insights to navigate and positively influence the political landscape at all levels.

Event Details: 

  • Tuesday, January 16 | 9:45 - 10:45 AM


  • This session is complimentary/open to all conference attendees! 


Portrait of Kurt Schaefer

Kurt U. Schaefer

Kurt Schaefer’s practice focuses on litigation, environmental, health care, administrative, agricultural, business and public utilities. He has litigated bench and jury trials of all kinds and complexities in numerous circuit and federal courts throughout Missouri and elsewhere. He has briefed and argued over 100 appellate actions before all three districts of the Missouri Court of Appeals and Missouri Supreme Court and handled more than 90 administrative proceedings before various state permitting and licensing agencies and the Missouri Public Service Commission. Kurt routinely organizes and manages trial and other legal teams on such matters as defending toxic torts, prosecuting consumer fraud, and legal and financial business organization.

In addition to his litigation and regulatory legal practice, Kurt is a partner of Lathrop GPM Consulting, a subsidiary of Lathrop GPM LLP that focuses on government affairs and communications. 

Kurt formerly served as a State Senator, Assistant Missouri Attorney General, Special Assistant US Attorney, General Counsel and Deputy Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Special Counsel to the Governor and Special Counsel to the Missouri Department of Agriculture.