Curtis O. Poore is a former Assistant United States Attorney and utilizes his expertise in the federal court system in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury and general civil litigation. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Poore served as Municipal Judge for the City of Jackson. From 2007 to 2009, he served as an Alderman, also for the City of Jackson. Mr. Poore is a member of The Missouri Bar, the American Bar Association and serves as a board member for the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Mr. Poore received his Bachelor of Science in 1987 from Southeast Missouri State University and his Juris Doctorate in 1989 from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He has an AV Peer Review rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest given.