Lori Rook was born and raised in the Springfield area. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Missouri State University in 2003 where she graduated with honors. In 2006 Lori received her law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
Lori focuses her practice in the areas of Elder Law, Probate, Estate Planning and Litigation. Prior to joining Ozarks Elder Law, Lori's practice was focused in the area of civil litigation, specifically premises liability, insurance defense, contracts, product liability and real estate. During that time she practiced with a large local defense firm, gaining invaluable litigation and trial experience.
Lori is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, The Missouri Bar, and The Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. She is licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Missouri.
In addition to her work as an attorney, Lori is a member of the Junior League of Springfield. In her spare time, Lori enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children and running.
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2007||07/29/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Women's Justice Award- Rising Star||Missouri Lawyer's Weekly||2017|
|Trusted Advisor||Springfield Business Journal||2016|
|Rising Star by Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Member/Attorney||Ozarks Elder Law||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Brown & James, PC||2008 - 2012|
|Attorney||Turner, Reid, Duncan, Loomer & Patton P.C.||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Missouri chapter)||Board Member||2016 - Present|
|Southern Missouri Women Lawyers||member||2015 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2012 - Present|
|Junior League of Springfield||Board Member||2012 - Present|
|Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Oklahoma City University School of Law||N/A||2006|
|Missouri State University||B.S.||2003|
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