• USA&M Advanced Mediator Training, 2013
• University of Missouri Mediator Training, 2013
• University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law, J.D., 1980
• University of Missouri – Columbia, B.A. cum laude 1977

Paul N. Venker


Over his 30 years in practice, Mr. Venker has worked on cases in several areas of law, including: medical malpractice; employment discrimination and business disputes; product liability; commercial matters; general liability; and insurance coverage. He has also served as in-house counsel at Monsanto Company in the late 1980’s. He has participated in numerous cases as an advocate for plaintiffs and defendants. Paul is listed as a neutral with the following courts: United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; Circuit Court for the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County Circuit Court; Circuit Court for Madison County, Illinois; St. Clair County; and St. Charles County. More information about Paul’s professional experience and background is available on his profile on his law firm’s website Baker Sterchi and at his LinkedIn profile.


• Missouri Bar
• Illinois State Bar Association
• American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law
• The Lawyers Association of St. Louis
• Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
• Board Member, St. Louis Bar Foundation (2007-present)
• Board Member, Missouri Bar Board of Governors (1992-2000)
• Board Member, Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section Council (1987-1991)