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Steven Waterkotte is a Managing Partner and founding member of Henderson & Waterkotte, P.C. Mr. Waterkotte was born and raised in St. Louis. He graduated from Vianney High School and attended college at Webster University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in both English and Education. Mr. Waterkotte obtained his law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.

As a Managing Partner of Henderson & Waterkotte, P.C., Mr. Waterkotte focuses his practice exclusively on DWI and criminal cases. Mr. Waterkotte has successfully tried cases to a jury ranging from murder to misdemeanor offenses.


Contact info

Henderson & Waterkotte, P.C.

7750 Clayton Rd Ste 209
Saint Louis, MO, 63117-1342

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    7 years
  2. Sex Crime: 5%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Cole David Bradbury

    Steven is an excellent attorney. He works tirelessly to provide his clients with the best legal representation available.


    Cole Bradbury Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Steve Waterkotte is an excellent attorney and I unequivocally endorse him. We frequently refer and discuss cases. I have been particularly impressed with his tenacity, professionalism and exemplary results. If I were ever in personal need of a criminal defense attorney, I would not hesitate to hire Steve.


    Travis Grafe Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


MOGood Standing, Active200901/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2009 - Present
Missouri BarN/A2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Murder 1st and ACAHung jury (10 not guilty, 2 guilty), MISTRIAL
Violation of a Protective OrderJury trial - NOT GUILTY
Domestic Assault 2nd DegreeDISMISSED following a preliminary hearing
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oklahoma City University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Webster UniversityEducation and EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2006