Biography

Abigail Twenter is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice group.

She has experience working on cases at all stages of litigation, including trial preparation, motions practice and civil, criminal and administrative appeals.

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
    • Pro bono notation
    • University of Illinois Law Review, Editor
    • International Law Society, Vice President
    • Environmental Law Clinic, Founding Member
  • Truman State University  (B.A., magna cum laude, 2012)
    • Political Science
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Activities

  • Missouri Bar Leadership Academy (2017-2017) 
  • Missouri Bar Committee for Women in the Profession (Vice-Chair) 
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis (Board Member)

Charitable and Civic Involvement

  • Missouri Girls State (Co-director of Law School, 2017; Director of International School, 2018)

Background

Prior to joining the firm, Abigail served as a law clerk to Judge E. Richard Webber of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and to Judge Laura Denvir Stith of the Supreme Court of Missouri. During law school, Abigail was selected as an Equal Justice America Fellow for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, where she counseled clients on immigration matters in both Spanish and English. She also worked as a law clerk for a firm in Champaign, Illinois.