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 civil litigation. Mr. Poore has served as a Municipal Judge and Alderman for the City of Jackson. Mr. Poore represents a number of local government entities throughout Southeast Missouri. He 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 was appointed by Governor Parson to the Missouri Sentencing Advisory Commission beginning in 2020. Mr. Poore was named to the POWER 30 list as one of the thirty most powerful attorneys in white-collar criminal defense for Missouri. He has served as an adjunct instructor teaching Constitutional Law and Criminal Law and Procedure. Mr. Poore is actively involved with his church where he serves as a Deacon and Leadership Team member and has also served as a Sunday School teacher for over 20 years.
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. Mr. Poore has an AV Peer Review rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest given.