John M. Roodhouse

John is a former Boone County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri. As an Assistant Prosecutor, John established a reputation as an aggressive trial attorney, successfully trying both misdemeanor and felony cases.

John’s practice focuses on representing clients in both criminal and civil litigation, including minor in possession/driving while intoxicated, personal injury, family law and divorce, business litigation, landlord/tenant and administrative law. John is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He received his law degree from Stanford Law School.

Areas of Practice:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law, General Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant, Administrative Law, Contract Disputes, Wills and Trusts, Health Care Law, Tax; Corporate, Regulatory Compliance, Trial and Appellate Practice, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Slip and Fall, Auto Accident, Consumer Protection, Insurance, Driving While Intoxicated, Traffic, Paternity, Divorce, Adoption


2004, Missouri; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri

Law School:

Stanford Law School, J.D., 2004


Boone County Bar Association, The Missouri Bar


Assistant Attorney General, State of Missouri, 2004-2006; Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Boone County, Missouri, 2006-2008; Author: "Evidence and Burden of Proof," Missouri Bar Administrative Law Deskbook, 2011; President, Alpha Kappa Delta, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1999-2000