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Jason has been a life-long resident of Southwest Missouri. Jason is number 6 of 7 children raised by a school teacher and truck driver. Jason began working on the family farm at the age of 8 years old which established a strong work ethic. Prior to seeking an education in history and law, Jason traveled the county working on a steel crew in the construction industry. Such a diverse background provides him with a unique perspective.
Jason began his legal career at a local firm and then became Real Estate Counsel to American Freightways, Inc., the predecessor to FedEX Freight. At American Freightways, Jason was involved in the acquisition and development of real estate for trucking terminals. Answering a calling to the court room, Jason left American Freightways in 2001 and opened an office in Springfield, Missouri, serving clients in Southwest Missouri, as well as statewide.
As an experienced practitioner of criminal and appellate law, Jason knows that every client deserves legal counsel that is tailored to his or her unique needs. That is why Jason provides personalized legal counsel to each of his clients. Especially in appellate practice, understanding every detail, every nuance of a case can be the difference between success and failure. That is why Jason works closely with his clients to understand every aspect of their case and to provide a personalized strategy that will maximize the likelihood of a positive resolution.