Joann's legal career has spanned almost 50 years, first serving as a paralegal in the United States Army, and then Officer and President of the Missouri Legal Secretary's Association.  She then returned to law school to become an attorney and has practiced for more than 25 years.  She is very active in the Lutheran Church community in the St. Louis area.  Joann's practice focuses on federal criminal defense as well as estate planning.

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Major: Law
  • Webster University
    • B.A. - 1989
  • Webster University Advisory Board
  • Menees, Whitney, Burnet & Trog, Member & Partner
  • Criminal Justice Lead Panel
  • United States Sentencing Commission's Practitioner's Advisory Group, Member
  • Of Counsel
  • Assistant Prosecutor for the City of St. John, Missouri
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Special Interest Trusts
  • Probate
  • Land Use
  • Zoning
  • Missouri, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri