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Jessica Rooks

The Rooks Law Firm, LLC

Jessica runs a thriving elder law and estate planning firm in rural northeast Missouri.

Jessica opened a solo small firm after law school, focusing on elder law and estate planning, with the aim of serving the needs of rural Missouri. Since opening her practice in 2012, Jessica has served as the first circuit juvenile attorney, was named an Up and Coming young attorney by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2018, and has held numerous community seminars and information sessions on estate and long-term care planning.

Jessica has worked extensively with local charities and has served on the board of her local chapters of the Chamber of Commerce, HUD, and YMCA.

After receiving a B.S. in political science with honors from Truman State University, she went on to to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, graduating in the top 15% of her class. While in law school, Jessica helped shape Missouri guardianship reform law.