Justin grew up in Bolivar before attending the University of Missouri in Columbia, where he graduated receiving bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Classical Humanities. He went on to achieve his juris doctorate at the University of Missouri – Kansas City’s School of Law, graduating in 2011. He was admitted to the Missouri Bar in September of 2011. Justin has previously worked as the City Prosecutor for Bolivar while practicing criminal law across southwest Missouri, including working as a Senior Prosecutor at the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office. He is a member of the Missouri Bar and the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association.
A life-long resident of the Ozarks, Justin has been actively involved in several groups including Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Ozarks, Rotaract, The Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the Springfield/Greene County Landmarks Board.
Justin practices primarily in the area of criminal law, acting as the City Prosecutor for Bolivar along with maintaining a strong presence defending the rights of clients against municipal and state charges across Missouri.