On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, the Missouri Supreme Court suspended attorney Schuyler George Laverentz’s law license indefinitely.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Schuyler George Laverentz,” with case no. SC100407.

According to the court order, Laverentz violated several rules of the Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct, including rules 4-8.1(a), 4-8.4(c), 4-1.15, 4-5.3, and 4-8.4. While the Disciplinary Hearing Panel had made a decision in the case, the Supreme Court rejected their decision and came to its own ruling pursuant to Rule 5.19(c).

In the order, the Court suspended Laverentz’s license indefinitely but said he could apply for reinstatement after two years. In addition to the suspension, Laverentz was ordered to pay a $1000 fee to the Clerk of the Court, which would go to the Advisory Committee Fund.

According to avvo.com, Mr. Laverentz is a criminal defense attorney in West Plains, Missouri. He acquired his law license in Missouri in 2004. 

A copy of the original filing can be found here.