TERRY L. PABST Terry Pabst, PC

Legal Experience

Management Experience

Other Experience



Court Admissions


Additional Information


LEGAL EXPERIENCE 8/1993 – 12/1996;       The Law Offices of                   St. Louis, MO 

3/2002 – present           Terry Pabst, PC                       Washington, MO

Managing Partner

Managing partner of small firm engaged principally in civil litigation.

First-chair responsibility (federal and state courts) for numerous complex

real estate, construction, insurance and bankruptcy matters.


10/1993 – 12/1996      Kalish & Gilster                        St. Louis, MO

Of Counsel

First-chair responsibility (federal courts) for major trademark infringement

matters for intellectual property firm.  Representative clients included

Hard Rock Café, Planet Hollywood and Venture Stores.


8/1987 – 7/1993          Bryan Cave                              St. Louis, MO

Commercial Litigator

Litigator in national top 50 firm.  Engaged principally in commercial

litigation, real estate, banking and bankruptcy matters.

11/1999 – 7/2000 Litigation Systems, Inc. 

(Affiliate of Gannon

International, Ltd.)

Washington, DC 

Ft. Worth, TX

Warsaw, VA


President/CEO (Interim); Member of Board of Directors

Responsible for all management aspects of nationally recognized litigation

support, data management and software development company.  During

interim engagement (to locate permanent replacement management team),

responsible for increasing gross revenues 28% and achieving $1.6 million

bottom line turnaround in 8 months.  Coordinated development of website

and launch of Internet database repository, implemented GSA schedule,

expanded production capacity at Ft. Worth, Warsaw and Dominica

production facilities, and procured major contract for litigation/software

support for Senator John Danforth’s Special Counsel investigation of

Branch Davidian/David Koresh/Waco matter.


1/1997 – 10/1999;       Gannon International, Ltd.         St. Louis, MO

8/2000 – 2/2002

Senior VP/General Counsel; Member of Board of Directors

Responsible for all legal aspects of diversified, privately held company

engaged in commercial real estate, technology and international trade

and development. First-chair responsibility for major commercial

litigation matters. Coordinated all outside counsel activities.

OTHER EXPERIENCE 6/1981 – 8/1984          Emerson Electric Company       St. Louis, MO 

Financial Specialist

Analyzed acquisition/merger candidates for Fortune 200 company.

Performed financial and managerial audits and reviews.

EDUCATION 5/1987                         University of Illinois                    Champaign, IL 


Juris Doctor (Law).  GPA 3.44/4.00 (top 10%).  Graduation Magna Cum

Laude.  Harno Scholar (top 5%) 2 semesters.  Dean’s List (top 10%) 3

semesters.  Law Review (member, editor and published author).


5/1981                         Eastern Illinois Univ.                  Charleston, IL

Bachelor’s Degree

B.S. (Accounting) with Honor.  GPA 3.54/4.00 (top 10%).  Dean’s List

(top 10%) 7 semesters.


5/1977                         Belleville West                           Belleville, IL

High School

Honor Student.  Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Varsity baseball and

basketball (team captain).

RECOGNITION AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell

COURT ADMISSIONS Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Court of Appeals for 8th Circuit; 

District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for Eastern District of Missouri and

Southern District of Illinois; all Missouri and Illinois state courts.

AFFILIATIONS 10/1987 – Present        State of Missouri                       Member of Bar 

5/1988 –   Present         State of Illinois                          Member of Bar

9/1987  –   Present        Bar Association of                    Member

Metropolitan St. Louis

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Married with four children.  Youth Minister.  Enjoy travel and playing/coaching all sports.
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950 Francis Place, Suite 107
St. Louis, MO 63105

314.812.8780 - Office
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