Vernon R Dawdy
DAWDY LAW FIRM 14 Green Valley Dr., Fenton, MO 63026
located in the Fenton-High Ridge MO area; 636 343 4414
Member: Missouri Bar Association; American Bar Association; St Louis Metropolitan Bar Assoc; US bar-Eastern District of MO, US bar - Western District of MO and United States 8th Circuit Appellate bar
FAMILY LAW AND CRIMINAL DEFENSE
U.S. Military Academy, West Point
University of Missouri, St Louis
University of Missouri, Columbia
CRIMINAL LAW EXPERIENCE:
Former St Louis City Police Officer - 7th District
Former Instructor of several Police
Taught at Truman State University
Former 1st Assistant Trial Prosecuting Attorney
Member - Missouri Bar Association
Member - Missouri Bar Criminal Law Section
Member - American Bar Association - Criminal Justice Section
Member - US federal bar - Eastern District of MO
Member - US federal bar - Western District of MO
Member - US federal bar - 8th Circuit Appeals
Extensive Criminal Defense and Jury Trial experience
- State and Federal
"Criminal defense requires both reason and aggression."
Everyone in our society deserves to be treated with fairness. Fairness may mean an aggressive trial or a fair sentence. Fairness is THE hallmark of American justice.
DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW EXPERIENCE:
Has handled over 1000 family law, domestic relations cases with 100s of trials
The question people ask themselves in domestic cases:
"Do I need an experienced trial lawyer, after all I hope that my case will be uncontested." -But what if the case becomes contested? Answer: It's better to have a hammer and not need one than to need a hammer and not have one. (a quote from either Confucius or my brother).
Family Law includes: divorce, modifications, child custody, child support, paternity and non-support.
PRACTICING IN: Jefferson County MO; St Louis County MO; St. Louis City, MO; Franklin County MO and the surrounding areas.
CONTACT: 636-343-4414; EMAIL: email@example.com
MAIL: 14 Green Valley, Fenton, MO 63026.
An attorney with a mac.
In the practice of law it is important to keep one's feet on the ground.
Mr. Dawdy is an award winning artist, portrait painter and yes, ... the owner of the House of Rock nightclub.
Governor Nixon appointed Mr. Dawdy as Commissioner of the State of Missouri's Ethics Commission for the 2010- 2014 term.