Biography

Michael L. Jente is a member in the Firm's Litigation Department and has experience in commercial and civil litigation. Prior to joining Lewis Rice, Michael served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger L. Wollman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and as a law clerk to the Honorable David D. Noce of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Michael was selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars® in 2019-2020.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
    • Saint Louis University Law Journal, staff
    • Academic Excellence Award in Civil Procedure I
    • Teacher's assistant, Legal Research and Writing
  • Saint Louis University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007)
    • Business Administration

Legal Background

  • Law clerk, Hon. Roger L. Wollman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (2012-2013)
  • Law clerk, Hon. David D. Noce, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (2010-2012)
  • Intern, Hon. Morris S. Arnold, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (July-August 2009)
  • Intern, Hon. William R. Wilson, Jr., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas (May-July 2009)
  • Research assistant, Professor Carol Needham, Saint Louis University School of Law (2009-2010)
  • Research assistant, Professor Jacqueline Kutnik-Bauder, Saint Louis University School of Law (May-August 2009)
  • Extern, Hon. David D. Noce, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (January-May 2009)
  • Intern, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri (May-August 2008)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Western District of Missouri
    • Southern District of Illinois
  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
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