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John West Rourke

John West Rourke

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Commercial: 25%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Insurance: 25%
  4. Business: 25%

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Contact Info

Niemann Rourke, LLC

1650 Des Peres Road
Suite 150
St. Louis, MO, 63131-1844



MOGood Standing, Active199001/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ListedMissouri Super Lawyers2007
ListedKansas Super Lawyers2007
ListedMissouri Super Lawyers2006
ListedKansas Super Lawyers2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Fidelity and Surety CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Missouri BarMemberN/A
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisMemberN/A
St. Louis County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Bond Claims AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Lorman Education Services publicationWhat to Do When Construction Projects Go Bad, "Safety Plans and Policies"2008
Center for International Legal StudiesEnforcement of Arbitration Award around the World: An International Survey2007
Lorman Education Services publicationWhat to Do When Construction Projects Go Bad, "Safety Plans and Policies"2007
American Bar Association newsletterMortgage Broker Bonds2007
Lorman Education Services publicationConstruction Lien Law in Missouri, “Issues Affecting Payment”2007
MoBarCLE publicationChapter 4, "Remedies"2007
MoBarCLE publicationChapter 2, "UCC Article 3—Negotiable Instruments"2006
Lorman Education Services publicationConstruction Lien Law in Missouri, “Issues Affecting Payment”2006
Center for International Legal StudiesDispute Resolution Clauses in Mergers and Acquisition Agreements2006
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisEverything You Need to Know About Mechanic's Liens; Architect's, Engineer's and Other Professional Services Mechanic's Liens2005
Lorman Education Services publicationConstruction Lien Law in Missouri, “Issues Affecting Payment”2005
Lorman Education Services publicationConstruction Lien Law in Missouri, “Issues Affecting Payment”2004
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Dealing with Multiple Bond Claims: The Use of Interpleader by the Surety2004
MoBarCLE publicationBuilding Regulations2004
MoBarCLE publicationPerformance, Payment and Bid Bond2004
MoBarCLE publicationPerformance, Payment and Bid Bond2004
National Business Institute SeminarIllinois Construction Law: What Do You Do When…?2003
Lorman Education Services publicationConstruction Claims in Missouri2003
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisChanges and Extra Work: Let’s Make a Deal: Understanding2002
National Business Institute SeminarConstruction Payment Remedies in Missouri2002
Journal of the Missouri BarMissouri Prompt Payment Laws Applicable to Construction Projects2002
Lorman Education Services publicationConstruction Issues in Illinois2002
MoBarCLE publicationMechanic’s Lien and Prompt Payment Statutes—The Calendar Speaks!2002
St. Louis Bar JournalMissouri Construction Bonds2001
National Business Institute SeminarMissouri Construction Law: What Do You Do When…?2000
MoBarCLE publicationThe Law of Suretyship: Missouri Law and Practice Pertaining to Construction Bonds and Other Surety Bonds2000
MoBarCLE publicationEthics in Insurance Defense2000
Lorman Education Services publicationThe Legal Professionals Guide to Estate Planning and Probate Issues2000
National Business Institute SeminarMechanics Lien Law and Strategies in Missouri1999
National Business Institute SeminarAdvanced Construction Law in Missouri1998
American Bar Association publicationFidelity Coverage: Who is covered?, Financial Institution Bonds1992
American Bar Association publicationA Critical Examination of the Federal Acquisition Regulations Related to Sureties1991
American Bar Association publicationEditor, Fidelity and Surety DigestN/A
MoBarCLE publicationContributor/Reviewer of "Surety Bonds"N/A
MoBarCLE publication(Contributor/reviewer) of "Surety Bonds"N/A
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Issue of Bonding: Newsletter of the Fidelity and Surety CommitteeN/A
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Calculating Construction DamagesN/A
American Bar Association publicationCommercial Blanket Bond AnnotatedN/A
American Bar Association publicationAnnotated Financial Institution BondN/A
American Bar Association publicationPayment Bond ManualN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of VirginiaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Moderator, International Construction Law ConferenceLitigation and Dispute Resolution2003

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