99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Speaker of the House
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Joint Committee on Capitol Security
Joint Committee on Government Accountability
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Todd Richardson, a Republican, represents part of Butler County, including the City of Poplar Bluff and part of Dunklin County, including the City of Malden (District 152) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010. Rep. Richardson served as the House Majority Leader for the 98th General Assembly before being elected to his current position as Speaker of the House.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Richardson is a practicing attorney in Poplar Bluff. He previously served as an adjunct instructor at Three Rivers College where he taught business law and national and state government classes.
Rep. Richardson is a member and serves on the board of the First Christian Church in Poplar Bluff.
Rep. Richardson is a 1995 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School. He received his B.A. in Political Communication from the University of Memphis in 2004. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Memphis in 2007. As a law student, Rep. Richardson led the University of Memphis to the finals of the National Moot Court competition and was recognized for outstanding advocacy and trial skills. He graduated from law school with honors and at the top of his class. He was also selected by his peers to give the commencement at his graduation.
Rep. Richardson currently lives in Poplar Bluff with his wife and their 2 children.
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