I am a lifelong resident of Lebanon and Laclede County. I graduated from Lebanon High School and earned a business (BA) degree from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. I then went on to earn my law degree (JD) from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Following law school, I returned to my home and have been practicing law in Lebanon and the surrounding area since 1988. I am licensed to practice in state and federal court in Missouri. I am a partner in the law office of Allen & Rector, P.C., and we have office in Lebanon, Missouri and Waynesville, Missouri. I have represented clients over the years in state trial court, federal trial court, state appeals court, tax court and before a number of state and federal administrative agencies. I was named a top area attorney in 2010 and 2011 by readers and subscribers of the Lebanon Daily Record Newspaper. I enjoy the practice of law, dealing with people, and solving issues and problems.
I am married to my wife Melody and we have three sons, Clint, Stuart and Josh. I enjoy spending time with my family, outdoor activities, travel, working in our shop, doing metal work, automotive fabrication, and racing. I am a member of First Baptist Church in Lebanon, Past Executive Board Member of Missouri Baptist Convention in Jefferson City, Missouri. I served two terms as board member and officer of the Lebanon R-3 School District, in Lebanon, Missouri. I am a past President and Board member Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce. I enjoy representing the citizens of my community as Counselor for the City of Lebanon, Missouri.
I am very privileged to serve as a Board of Director for Kingdom Sports in Nixa, Missouri and as a Board of Director for Project Hope, Inc. in Springfield, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri. These faith based organizations meet the physical and spiritual needs of the very poor in Nicaragua, Haiti, Mexico, and a number of other countries.