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Peter Gabriel Bender

Peter Gabriel Bender

also known as Pete Bender

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Violent Crime, Child Abuse, DUI & DWI

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Violent Crime: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    20 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    20 years
  4. Child Abuse: 20%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Dmitriy Shakhnevich

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Dmitriy Shakhnevich Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Peter. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Peter G. Bender

1516 E. St. Louis
Suite A
Springfield, MO, 65802



MOGood Standing, Active199501/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
John Marshall Harlan AwardUniversity of Missouri1994
Tax Merit ScholarWashington University in St. Louis1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial LawyerMissouri Public Defender System2003 - 2013
AttorneyThe Bender Law Firm1995 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Springfield Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Statutory Sodomy in the First DegreeNot Guilty
AssaultNot Guilty as charged

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington UniversityTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1995
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994