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      Gordon K. Rea is a member of the Missouri Bar and received his Juris Doctorate at St. Louis University School of Law. Mr. Rea also holds undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering from SIU - Edwardsville and in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco. Father of four children, Mr. Rea earned each of his degrees part-time while supporting his family.

      Mr. Rea is certified by the State of Missouri as a Dissolution Mediator and as a Guardian Ad Litem. Mr. Rea is active with the Missouri Bar, serving on the attorney succession rules committee, and has been active with the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, serving as the lawyer-coach for the high school mock trial teams at Marquette High School. Mr. Rea is a past director of the Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center of St. Louis.

      Mr. Rea's practice focuses on Family Law, Worker's Compensation, Appellate Practice, Civil Litigation and Criminal Law. Prior to joining THE ROACH LAW FIRM, Mr. Rea worked as a principal of his own law firm in Clayton and worked for a general practice law firm in west St. Louis County. In each of those settings Mr. Rea's practice focused on family law, international parental kidnapping, workers' compensation, personal injury and criminal law.



Practice areas


  1. Family: 55%
  2. Appeals: 15%
  3. Workers Compensation: 15%
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
  5. Criminal Defense: 5%



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Contact info

Gordon K. Rea

8000 Maryland Avenue, Suite 760
The Roach Law Firm
Clayton, MO, 63105


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201405/14/2015
MOGood Standing, Active200801/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Roach Law Firm2011 - Present
AttorneyQuinn & Banton, LLP2009 - 2011
PrincipalThe Law Firm of Gordon K. Rea2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Missouri BarMember2008 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisPast MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
R.V. v. M.V.Reversed and Remanded
Neese v. Chrysler and Missouri Second Injury FundNot determined
Luckett v. StateNot Determined
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Southern Illinois UniversityElectrical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1992
University of San FranciscoOrganizational BehaviorBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleElectronics TechnologyAssociate of Science1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2014 Solo and Small Firm ConferenceInternational Parental Kidnapping2014
2011 Solo and Small Firm ConferenceInternational Parental Kidnapping2011