Christine K. Lesicko

Principal
Christine Lesicko focuses her trial practice in the area of appellate law and in advising clients in matters involving complex legal issues and analysis.
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Overview

Christine Lesicko has extensive experience in both trial courts and appellate practice. She began her career with the State of Missouri and has worked as an assistant general counsel, an assistant prosecutor, and an assistant attorney general. During her time with the appellate practice group at the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, Christine was honored to receive the office’s best brief award. Christine has briefed and argued cases in all the Missouri appellate courts and in the Missouri Supreme Court. She has also briefed a case before the United States Supreme Court.

Before joining WWBH, Christine clerked for the Hon. Edward R. Ardini, Jr. on the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District. She also taught Legal Research and Writing and Advocacy and Research at the University of Missouri School of Law.

Outside of work, Christine enjoys spending time with her family and being active. She has worked as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and yoga instructor. She also competes in triathlons and marathons.

Recent Results

Publications

  • The Civil Appellate Standard of Review for Court Tried Cases, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, Vo. 39, No. 1, Jan 2024, at 17.
  • Tattoos as Visual Art: How Body Art Fits into the Visual Artists Rights Act, IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Journal, 53 IDEA 39 (2013).
  • The New News: Challenges of Monetization, Engagement, and Protection of News Organizations’ Online Content, Reynolds Court & Media Law Journal, 2 Reynolds Ct. & Media L.J. 339 (2012).
  • Attempting to (De)Regulate Genetically Modified Crops: The Supreme Court Overrules the Injunction Denying Deregulation of Roundup Ready Alfalfa, Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review, 18 Mo. Envtl. L. & Pol’y Rev. 351 (2011).

Practices

Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law (J.D. 2012) - National Order of Scribes
  • University of Missouri School of Journalism (M.A. 2012)
  • University of Illinois (B.A., Rhetoric 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri