Charles H. Lonardo (Joplin, Missouri)

Charles H. Lonardo

Licensed for 35 years

Practice Area: Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and 13), Family Law, Traffic 1 more area of practice 1 more

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BV Distinguished
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417-553-2711

Charles H. Lonardo

417-553-2711

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Joplin, MO view address

Member at firm Charles H. Lonardo, Attorney at Law

Serving Joplin, MO view address

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards BV Distinguished

About Charles H. Lonardo

Charles H. (Chuck) Lonardo has been practicing law in Southwest Missouri since 1984. He graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 1981 and, after practicing in his native Rhode Island for about three years, opened his practice in Joplin. He is a member of the Jasper County Bar Association and The Missouri Bar's Family Law Section. Mr. Lonardo was the first chairman of The Missouri Bar's Subcommittee on Guardian ad Litem Training and Standards from 1997 to 2003. During that time, he developed and administered Continuing Legal Education programs for the training of about 1000 GAL's throughout Missouri.

When he is not practicing law, Chuck enjoys officiating high school and youth soccer, and train...

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Charles H. (Chuck) Lonardo has been practicing law in Southwest Missouri since 1984. He graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 1981 and, after practicing in his native Rhode Island for about three years, opened his practice in Joplin. He is a member of the Jasper County Bar Association and The Missouri Bar's Family Law Section. Mr. Lonardo was the first chairman of The Missouri Bar's Subcommittee on Guardian ad Litem Training and Standards from 1997 to 2003. During that time, he developed and administered Continuing Legal Education programs for the training of about 1000 GAL's throughout Missouri.

When he is not practicing law, Chuck enjoys officiating high school and youth soccer, and training young referees as part of the Missouri Referee Development Program of U.S. Soccer. He is a past president and lieutenant governor of the Kiwanis Club. His hobbies include wines, running, weightlifting, and cooking.

Classes/Seminars

Initial and Continuing Guardian ad Litem Training, The Missouri Bar, 1997 - 2005

Honors and Awards

President, Kiwanis Club of Joplin, 2005 - 2006

Lt. Governor, MO-ARK District 12 Kiwanis, 2008 - 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Missouri Bar, 1984 - Present

Jasper County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2007 - 2011

Jasper County Bar Association, 1985 - Present

Past Employment Positions

Monkem Co., Inc., Joplin, MO, General Counsel, 1984 - 2008

Connors & Kilguss, Providence, RI, Associate Attorney, 1981 - 1984

Pro Bono Activities

Kiwanis Club of Joplin, 1985 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

Phi Delta Phi

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Areas of Law

  • Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and 13)
  • Family Law
  • Traffic
  • Criminal

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  • 4.3/5.0 4 reviews
  • BV Distinguished
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    4.3/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.2/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.2/5.0
  • Communication

    4.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.4/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/26/14 in Bankruptcy

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Member on 05/16/14 in Civil Practice

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  • 3.6/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/23/14 in Debtor and Creditor Remedies

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  • 3.4/5.0 by a Principal on 05/16/14 in Bankruptcy

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    • Analytical Capability

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    • Communication

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1981, Massachusetts and Rhode Island
      1984, Missouri, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri and District of Rhode Island
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Syracuse University
      Class of 1981
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Syracuse University
      Class of 1977
      B.S.
      Broadcast Journalism, cum laude, Order of the Barristers
      Birth Information
      Born in 1955
      Providence, Rhode Island, June 23, 1955
      Associations & Memberships
      Missouri Bar
      Jasper County Bar Association.