St. Louis University School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 1988 (Valedictorian, Order of the Woolsack, Alpha Sigma Nu)
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, M.B.A. 1987
St. Louis University, A.B. 1981
United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
United States District Court Central District of Illinois
United States District Court Southern District of Illinois
United States District Court Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court Eastern District of Missouri
Professional Associations and Memberships
Illinois State Bar Association
Missouri State Bar Association
Madison County Bar Association
Leading Lawyers Network
Illinois Super Lawyers 2009 and 2012
American Bankruptcy Institute
Bankruptcy Association of Southern Illinois
Southern Illinois Bankruptcy Institute
Member of the Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Steve Wallace began his legal career in 1988, and practices in the areas of commercial and individual bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and remedies, debtors’ rights and remedies, banking law, commercial litigation, commercial transactions, asset protection planning, and enforcement of judgments. In his practice, Steve strives to find creative and cost-effective solutions to complex problems facing lenders, borrowers, individuals, and businesses.
Steve has been a speaker for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Bankruptcy Association of Southern Illinois, the Southern Illinois Bankruptcy Institute, the National Business Institute, and the Illinois Credit Union League. He is a member of the Local Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois and is presently a Trustee for cases under Subchapter V of Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Steve is also a contributor for West Publishing Corporation’s Practical Law Toolkit, Southern Illinois Local Bankruptcy Rules.
Prior to his legal career, Steve was a lending officer for two commercial banks in Southern Illinois.