Mary Pat’s was a highly successful prosecutor for the City of St. Louis. A skilled litigator and former head of homicide who is supremely comfortable in the courtroom, Mary Pat has a proven ability to win cases. Her analytical, investigative and organizational skills drive results: She prosecuted 87 trials to verdict and achieved a 100 percent conviction rate in homicide cases. Mary Pat argued a variety of hearings on pretrial matters, dispositive motions and sentencing at all levels and gained deep experience with trial preparation, including coordinating with and preparing law enforcement and expert witnesses.
Now Mary Pat puts her experience to work for Husch Blackwell clients, representing organizations in cases arising from whistleblower or hotline reports, or government investigations.
A proven leader, Mary Pat previously supervised a team of trial attorneys and mentored entry-level attorneys on legal issues and trial practice. She led regular training sessions and served as a faculty member for both the National District Attorneys Association and the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services.