Thomas Schmitz, Esq. grew up in Saint Charles, Missouri. Thomas attended Grace Christian Academy for primary school and then attended Francis Howell North High School where he graduated in 2000. Thomas received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychological Sciences from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2008. Thomas then attended Creighton University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2012. During law school, Thomas was an intern at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies and the Omaha City Prosecutor’s Office.
From 2012 through 2015, Thomas worked in discovery evaluation and management for DTI Global (formerly Hudson Legal). In 2015, Thomas joined the law firm Kodner Watkins, LC as an Associate Attorney for Albert S. Watkins, Esq. While at Kodner Watkins, LC., from 2015 through 2017, Thomas practiced in a wide variety of criminal and civil matters. In 2017, Thomas joined the People’s Counsel, LLC as an Associate Attorney for Charles L. Barberio IV, Esq., in order to focus exclusively on criminal defense and personal injury matters.
Thomas is a member of the Missouri Bar and a member of the Florida Bar. Thomas is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Illinois.
Education: Undergraduate: University of Missouri, Columbia – 2008
Law School: Creighton University School of Law – 2012
Bar Admissions: Missouri