Curt concentrates his practice in local government law serving, as City Attorney for Jackson, Missouri; County Attorney for New Madrid County, Missouri; General Counsel to the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Department; as well as representing other local government entities throughout Southeast Missouri. He is a member of the Missouri Municipal Attorney’s Association, the International Municipal Lawyers Association, the Missouri Association of Counties, and the National Association of Counties. He is a former municipal judge and Alderman for the City of Jackson.
Curt is a former Assistant United States Attorney who, for 25 years, utilized his expertise in complex State and Federal Criminal Defense cases. He was named to the POWER 30 List as one of the 30 Most Powerful Attorneys in White-Collar Criminal Defense for Missouri. He was appointed by Governor Parson to the Missouri Sentencing Advisory Commission beginning in 2020. He is a former Board Member for the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Curt has served as an adjunct instructor teaching Constitutional Law and Criminal Law and Procedure. He is actively involved with his church where he serves as a Deacon, Leadership Team member, and a Sunday School teacher for over 25 years.
Curt received his Bachelor of Science in 1987 from Southeast Missouri State University and his Juris Doctorate in 1989 from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Curt has an AV PEER Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest given.