James M. Powell

Jim Powell is a 1985 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law (Dean’s List 1982-1985) where he received academic recognition in the areas of estate planning and business organizations.  Jim has been a speaker on estate planning and banking issues.  He has served as a director of the Boone County Bar Association and numerous community nonprofit organizations. He was born and raised in Centralia, Missouri.

Jim is a member of the Missouri Bankers Association Bank Counsel Section, Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council and the Boone County Bar Association. He primarily assists clients in the matters of banking, business, real estate and estate planning.

Areas of Practice:

Banking Law, Creditor’s Rights & Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Estate & Trust Administration, Business Organizations


1985, Missouri; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Law School:

University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., 1985


Boone County Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, Missouri Banker’s Association (Member, Bank Counsel Section), Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council


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