David Bandré was born in DeKalb, Illinois in 1970. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in both Psychology and Business from Baker University graduating cum laude in 1992. Following graduation from Baker University, David attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City graduating with his Juris Doctorate in 1995. David was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1995 and became a certified mediator in 2006. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, multiple U.S. District Courts, and the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri.
David is a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Constitutional Law, Powers of Government and the Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award in 2004, which is awarded to the top three young trial lawyers in Missouri. David was named as one of Missouri’s Top 40 Lawyers Under Age 40. He has served as City Attorney for over a dozen mid-Missouri communities, and represents numerous businesses in Central Missouri. He is the former President of the Cole County Bar Association and a local Rotary Club. He has litigated cases in over 55 counties across Missouri. David practices primarily in the fields of civil litigation, estate planning, immigration, and corporate business law. David is well versed in many areas of the law and has gained unique experience working for and with numerous municipalities in mid-Missouri that distinguishes him from other Missouri corporate/business lawyers.
David is a former collegiate baseball player, an avid sports fan, a collector of many things that his wife makes him store in the basement, and enjoys live concerts. He and his wife Ginger have been married since 1996, and their son Connor is a College soccer coach.