Biography

Apollo Carey practices in the areas of corporate law, real estate development/construction law, and tax law. His corporate practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, stock and asset purchases, and business operation and organization. In his tax practice, Apollo represents clients in a variety of tax planning and tax controversy matters. Furthermore, he provides legal advice and practical guidance to for profit, government, municipal, educational, and non-profit entities and associations. Apollo routinely provides a cost/benefit analysis to his clients of any proposed legal action, and his representation strategy is designed to aid his clients in meeting their objectives and bottom lines.

Apollo was recognized by The National Black Lawyers Top 100 as one of the top "40 Under 40" in America and was named an "Up & Coming" attorney by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2014.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (LL.M., 2008)
    • CALI Award for Future Excellence in Tax Fraud Prosecution and Advanced Executive Compensation
  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Missouri (B.A.)
    • Philosophy with an emphasis in Logic

Legal Background

  • Shareholder, Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.
  • City Attorney, Ferguson, MO (2016-present)
  • Adjunct Faculty Washington University, Legal Issues in Non-Profit Management (2014-current)

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Professionals in Taxation (IPT)
  • Appraisal Institute
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Admissions

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • Missouri General Real Estate Appraiser's Certification

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Board member, St. Louis Internship Program
  • Board member, DePaul Foundation
  • Board member, Fontbonne Eckelkamp School of Business