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Jerry L. Redfern (Memoriam)

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Jerry L. Redfern received his bachelor’s degree from Drury College in 1957 and his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1961. He served as the law clerk to Judge Randall Webber of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri before joining the firm in 1962. He has practiced with the firm continuously and became a partner in 1967.

Mr. Redfern has 35 years of litigation experience, handling lawsuits from simple to complex issues in state and federal courts. He concentrates his practice principally in the area of litigation. His experience includes general business and commercial issues, condemnation, and all areas of family law. Mr. Redfern also has experience handling various aspects of commercial and real estate transactions, such as sales, leases, notes, and guarantees, as well as estate planning, trusts, wills, and foundations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 31st Judicial Circuit Bar Committee, Former Chairman
  • Legal Aid of Southern Missouri, President
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
    Past President; CLE Program Committee, member and former Chairman
  • The Missouri Bar

Honors and Awards

  • The Missouri Bar, Pro Bono Award, 1995
  • Legal Aid of Southwest Missouri, Equal Access to Justice Award, 1994


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, J.D., 1961
  • Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, B.M.S., with honors, 1957

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1961
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986