A native of University City, Missouri (St. Louis suburb), Pete played quarterback for the Missouri Tigers before being drafted in the 4thround by the Kansas City Chiefs in 1978. He was a member of four other teams before leaving football to start law school at Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated in 1984. He is currently the managing partner at Haar & Woods, LLP and living in the City of St. Louis. His active legal practice includes a wide variety of civil matters, mostly business and commercial disputes. Pete has been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Commercial Litigation and as a Missouri-Kansas Super Lawyer in Business Litigation. n his life outside of the law, Pete has served as a board member for numerous for-profit and not-for-profit organizations such as the St. Louis Sports Commission, National Football League Players Association, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Reconcilers, Inc. (an organization formed to promote racial reconciliation) and regularly volunteers for Mission St. Louis, a St. Louis inner city ministry. He is the son of Harriett (former Missouri Lieutenant Governor and US Senate candidate) and Jim (former President and International Chairman of The Newspaper Guild) and proud father of Tim (Heather), Brian and Ellen Woods.