Pleban & Petruska Law, L.L.C.
    Attorneys at Law
2010 S. Big Bend Blvd
St. Louis MO 63117
Phone: 314-645-6666
Fax: 314-645-7376
Lynette M. Petruska, Partner
lpetruska@plebanlaw.com
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, 1963; admitted to bar, 1988, Pennsylvania; 1990, Missouri and Illinois; 1991.  Education:  St. Louis University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1985); Washington University in St. Louis (J.D., valedictorian, 1988).  Order of the Coif.  Recipient:  Hornbook Award, Corpus Juris Secundum Award, 10 American Jurisprudence Awards.  Co-author, "Self-Defense, Defense of Others, Home, Property, Battered Spouse Syndrome," in Proving Criminal Defenses, Matthew Bender (1991) and "A New Look at Habeas Corpus Practice."  Assistant Prosecutor and Assistant City Attorney for the City of Frontenac (2003-2005).  Practice Areas:  General Litigation and Appellate Practice; Criminal Defense; Labor and Employment, Civil Rights, School Law, Family Law, and Administrative Law.

BAR ADMISSIONS

2009                United States District Court – Southern District of Illinois

2006                8th Circuit Court of Appeals

2005                United States District Court – Western District of Missouri

2003                United States District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania

1992                United States District Court – Eastern District of Missouri

1991                Illinois

1990                Missouri

1988                Pennsylvania