John Giorza

John Giorza

Partner since 1983
Location:
Lexington, Missouri
Phone:
660-251-4138
Fax:
660-259-4445
Email:
A Lafayette County Native who returned home to assist clients in estate and trust administration matters and estate planning for over 35 years. Married to wife, Jane, for over 30 years and father of one daughter and one son. An avid golfer who eagerly follows his beloved Missouri Tigers, Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning & Trusts
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1978

Education

  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1978
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
    • M.B.A. - 1975
    • Major: Business Finance
  • Westminster College, Lexington, Missouri
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: English

Classes/Seminars

  • Estate Planning & Administration, Lex LA-Ray Votech School, 1985 - Present
  • Estate Planning & Administration, Young Farmers Organizations, 1987 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2011 - 2013
  • Eagle Scout
  • Westminster College Skulls of Seven, 1970 - 1972
  • Lexington Lions Club, 1978 - present
  • First Christian Church Lexington - Deacon, 1980 - 2010
  • Shirkey Golf Club (2 time past president), 1970 - present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1978 - Present
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member, 1978 - Present
  • Lafayette County Bar Association, Past President, Member, 1978 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2011 - 2013
  • Representation of Lafayette County, Missouri Public Administrator for Indigent Clients, 1978 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon