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Michael Grote  ​J.D.

Address:   28 North 8th Street

​                  Suite 317

                  Columbia, Missouri 65201


Phone:      (573) 256-7060

Professional Information

Michael D. Grote’s background includes Missouri and federal lobbying and political consulting & Campaign finance compliance. A native Oklahoman, he moved to Missouri to attend Westminster College. Upon receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westminster College, he attended the University of Missouri, School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctorate. He went on to work for a number of statewide and local political candidates in Missouri. Grote developed policy recommendations and directed the enactment of those proposals for political campaigns. In 2001, he joined the staff of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a lobbyist.


During his tenure with the Missouri Chamber, Michael Grote served as vice-president of governmental affairs; he was responsible for developing the agenda and managing all legislative activity for the organization. 


Since 2008, Grote has been working as the vice-president of Grote & Associates, managing the governmental affairs activities of the corporation. In this capacity, Grote represents clients before the Missouri General Assembly, the Governor and his executive administration. Grote combines his more than 18 years in the Missouri capitol advocating for clients with a unique understanding of the political process to successfully manage outcomes for clients of Grote and Associates. Additionally, he has served as managing partner of the Grote Group L.L.C. a law firm specializing in campaign finance, election law compliance and government relations.


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