The Prosecuting Attorney is appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the majority of the Board of Aldermen. The City is represented by the firm Engelmeyer & Pezzani LLC, in which Tony Pezzani serves as the Prosecuting Attorney. Prior to his appointment in June 2019, Tony served as the Assistant Prosecutor, a position he held since January 2014.
The Prosecuting Attorney is largely responsible for prosecuting defendants in Des Peres Municipal Court. The City may pursue charges at the Prosecuting Attorney's discretion.
The April and May court dates have both been cancelled due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19. Please call 314-835-6117 for more information.