My name is Paul E. Knost, and I am a Catholic lawyer. I started practicing law in Phoenix, Arizona in 2003. I was sworn in as an Arizona lawyer and admitted to the State Bar of Arizona on May May 23, 2003 and later admitted to Federal Court, District of Arizona on September 26, 2011. I graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois on May 11, 2002; from the University of Missouri - St. Louis on May 15, 1999; and from St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley in May, 1997. I grew up in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, North County, in the beautiful City of Florissant. I graduated from McCluer North High School in May, 1993.