Abigail B. Willie, J.D.
Lecturer in Commercial Law
School of Law
B.A., University of Texas - Austin, 1996
J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2000
Willie clerked for Judge George P. Kazen at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas from 2000-2001. She then practiced as a bankruptcy lawyer at Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. in Dallas from 2001 until 2005. From 2005-2006, she was a law clerk to Judge Raymond W. Gruender with the Eighth Circuit here in St. Louis. Willie has been the career law clerk to the Honorable Charles E. Rendlen, III, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri since 2006.
Notably, Willie was recently awarded a one-year fellowship for the 2018-19 academic year with the Supreme Court Fellows Program for the U.S. Supreme Court. She was the fellow assigned to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the central support entity for the judicial branch.