John D. Landwehr
John Landwehr joined CVDL in 1984 after serving as an Assistant Attorney General under John D. Ashcroft for three years.
He practices in the areas of commercial law, banking, real estate, and estate planning. He also represents professionals in licensing matters. He enjoys solving problems so that his clients can be successful.
John has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, the highest rating certification for legal ability and ethical standards.
John's "hobby" is local politics. After serving seven years on the City Council in Jefferson City, John was elected Mayor in 2003 and re-elected in 2007 for a second term that ended in April 2011. He has stayed active with local issues by chairing the Chamber's Public Affairs Committee. He now serves on the Board for St. Mary's Hospital and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
John received his B.A. (1974) and M.A. (1975) in Philosophy from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. and his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1981. John is married to Margaret ("Peggy") Keate Landwehr. They have two children, Rebecca (28) and David (25).
Education: Cardinal Glennon College; Catholic University of America-Washington D.C. (B.A., 1974; M.A., 1975); University of Missouri at Columbia (J.D., 1981). Assistant Attorney General, Missouri, 1981-1984.
Bar Admissions: Admitted to bar 1981 Missouri; U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court.
Member: Cole County and American Bar Associations; Chairman, Missouri Bar Administrative Law Committee, 2000-2001; Missouri Bankers Association, Bank Counsel Division.
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