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Roy Williams

Roy was born in Montrose, Colorado, in 1962 and was raised on a farm in Bunker, Shannon County, Missouri, graduating from Bunker High School in 1980. Following high school graduation, Roy went to Missouri State University in Springfield where he obtained his college degree. After completing his college education, Roy attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. While working his way through law school clerking for the Michigan Legislative Service Bureau, Roy received academic honors of being selected to the American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects, the Thomas M. Cooley Legal Author's Society and he became Editor of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review. He was the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Awards for the highest grades in Legal Research and Writing, Constitutional Law, and Contracts. Roy joined the firm in 1991 upon his graduation Magna Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Roy has received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. His areas of concentration are automobile collisionssemi-truck wrecksmotorcycle accidents, and premises liability cases that result in personal injury or wrongful death.

Roy is married to the former Shelly Tarvid of Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri. He and Shelly have two children, Morgan Ashelly and John Roy, both of which have Bachelor of Science Degrees from MSU in Springfield. John Roy is in law school in Mississippi with plans to join the firm on his graduation and completion of the bar exam.


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Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan

  • Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude) - 1991
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award - Contracts I
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award - Constitutional Law I
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award - Legal Research & Writing
  • Law Review: Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Articles Editor

Missouri State University at Springfield

  • Bachelor of Science - 1985
  • Major: Business


  • Former Business Law Adjunct Professor, Southwest Missouri State University, West Plains Campus


  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2013-2022
  • Super Lawyers 2013-2022
  • American Trial Lawyers Association Member
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America Member
  • Missouri State Bar Association Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Member, Board of Governors
  • Arkansas State Bar Association Member
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association Member
  • 37th Judicial Circuit Bar Association Member

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