Richard Groeneman is an Assistant Attorney General with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. He is assigned to the Environmental and Agricultural Unit where he represents the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in various environmental enforcement and compliance matters. He is assigned as counsel to the Missouri Air Conservation Commission and the Missouri Hazardous Waste Management Commission. He received his juris doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law and his Master in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School.
He is a member of the American Bar Association-Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. He serves as the vice chair for the Endangered Species Committee and for SEER's State Bar Engagement Committee. He is currently an adjunct professor with Webster University in St. Louis, MO where he teaches in the legal studies and criminal justice program. Prior to his position with the Attorney General, he was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Franklin County, MO.
Prior to becoming an attorney, he was a Conservation Agent (Game Warden) for the Missouri Department of Conservation. He is especially proud of his military service with the United States Navy. He resides in the greater St. Louis, Missouri area with his wife Jennifer and their son, Zackary. When he isn’t working, he enjoys many outdoor activities and teaching folks about cave ecology and Missouri's fish and wildlife.