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Theresa focuses her practice on commercial litigation and represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including education, financial services, healthcare, and manufacturing.

She has experience in all stages of litigation, including fact investigations, initial pleadings, dispositive motions, motions in limine, discovery, depositions, and trial strategy. 

Theresa also has an active pro bono practice, dedicating significant time to representing low-income families in St. Louis, non-profits, and indigent clients with a variety of legal issues in state and federal court. She is also part of a team representing prisoners sentenced to life without parole as juveniles. 

Theresa joined Husch Blackwell in 2017 after serving as a summer associate for the firm in 2016. Prior to serving as a summer associate, she interned in-house at a Fortune 500 company where she researched and wrote memorandum on a variety of topics as well as reviewed and revised contracts, sponsorship agreements, and social media posts. In law school, Theresa taught undergraduate level finance courses and was a senior associate in the Allen Angel Capital Education Fund. 

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  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law
      • Order of Barristers
      • Dean's List
      • Journal of Dispute Resolution, Editor in Chief
      • International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution Best Original Student Article Award Recipient 
      • Law School Ambassador
      • Moot Court Team, Best Oral Advocate Award 
      • National Moot Court Prize 
      • Board of Advocates Fall Moot Court Director
      • Tim Heinsz 5K Steering Committee 
      • Honor Code Committee Student Representative 
  • B.S., University of Missouri
    • Business Administration: Emphasis in Finance and Banking, Minor in Political Science
      • Honors Certificate
      • Dean's List
      • University of Missouri Top 5 Most Influential Student
      • University of Missouri Homecoming Queen
      • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, President  
      • Cornell Leadership Program 
      • Judicial Peer Advisory Council, Justice 
      • Kappa Delta Sorority, Treasurer
      • Mizzou Alternative Breaks, Executive Director


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association


Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, 2015

  • Won class action status for lawsuit against the Missouri Department of Corrections on behalf of inmates sentenced to life imprisonment as juveniles. Suit alleged that department ignored due diligence for inmates.
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Community Leadership
  • Grace Hill Settlement House
  • Recent Alumni Advisory Board for the Trulaske College of Business