My experience includes representing litigants in numerous probate cases, including those with complex property and business issues. I have also handled difficult family law cases involving issues of maintenance, child custody, visitation and support. I have extensive experience in a variety of areas of civil law. I have represented numerous business owners and real estate owners in a variety of cases, including landlord tenant, partition and quiet title. I have been the city attorney and prosecuting attorney for the city of Clever since 1992 and was a Christian County assistant prosecuting attorney from 1994 to 1998. As city attorney I have handled a variety of municipal matters including prosecuting violations of the municipal ordinances. While an assistant prosecuting Attorney I prosecuted failure to pay child support and misdemeanor traffic cases, as well as felony property and personal crimes. I taught constitutional law and criminal law at the Clever Police Academy. I also have extensive experience in the areas of estate planning and probate, having been involved in the planning and administration of numerous simple and sophisticated estates. I have been an adjunct faculty member with Drury University since 2002 teaching classes in Interviewing & Investigation, Crime and Punishment, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Wills, Estates and Trusts.
|MO||Good Standing, Active||1987||08/11/2021|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Probate & Trust Committee||Member||N/A|
|Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Probate & Trust Committee||Former Chair||N/A|
|Christian County Bar Association||Former Chair||N/A|
|Christian County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|Oklahoma State University||N/A||N/A|
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