Rex V. Gump

Rex Gump HeadshotColumbia personal injury lawyer Rex V. Gump, born in Kansas City, Missouri, on January 30, 1947, was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1976. He was also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court and the Western District of Missouri. Mr. Gump received preparatory and legal education from the University of Missouri in Columbia (B.S., 1970; J.D., 1975).

Mr. Gump worked for the Missouri Law Review from 1974-75. He served as Assistant City Attorney in Columbia from 1977-81, as City Attorney from 1981-85, and as Municipal Judge from 1985-00. Mr. Gump is the author of “Real Property-Pre-emptive Right or Rights of First Refusal-Violative of the Rule Against Perpetuities?” 40 Missouri Law Review 389, 1975 and “Local Government-County Home Rule and the 1970 Missouri Constitutional Amendment”: 40 Missouri Law Review 49, 1976.

Mr. Gump is a member of the Randolph County Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Board of Governors, 1998-present), and The Association of Trial Lawyer of America.


EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1975 – Law Review: Missouri Law Review
    1974 – 1975
  • B.S., University of Missouri, Columbia, 1970

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri, 1976 – U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1976
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Randolph County Bar Association, Member
  • The Missouri Bar, Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member Since: 1988 – Board of Governors
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • The Association of Trial Lawyer of America, Member

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • “Real Property-Pre-emptive Right or Rights of First Refusal-Violative of the Rule Against Perpetuities?”, 40 Missouri Law Review 389, 1975
  • “Local Government-County Home Rule and the 1970 Missouri Constitutional Amendment”, 40 Missouri Law Review 49, 1976

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Columbia, Assistant City Attorney, 1977 – 1981