About John

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About John

About John

John Cowherd Attorney-at-Law, has been serving and protecting the rights of the people of Southwest Missouri since 1985. As a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the Missouri Bar, and 39th Judicial Circuit Bar Association, he has gained the respect of the legal community.

In 1981, John Cowherd earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Economics from University of Missouri (Mizzou) and his Law Degree (JD) from Mizzou in 1985 where he was on the Dean's Honor Roll and a member of Law Review.

John and his wife Lynne are raising 5 children. John serves his community through supporting youth sports and church activities. He enjoys Bible study, Civil War history and, of course, Mizzou football.

John's office is staffed with two legal assistance, Robin Tate and Barbara Smith.