Rep. Jack Goodman, a Republican, represents part of Lawrence County (District 132) in the Missouri House of Representatives.† He was elected to the House in November 2002.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Goodman is an attorney.† He previously served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Dade County from 1997-2002.
Rep. Goodman regularly attends St. Susanneís Catholic Church and First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon with his wife.
A charter member of the Mt. Vernon Kiwanis Club, Rep. Goodman is serving his fifth term on the board of directors.† He is also past president of the39th Judicial Circuit Bar Association; and member of the Mt. Vernon Rotary Club; Lawrence County Farm Bureau; Decatur Lodge #400 in Pierce City; Lawrence County Republicans; two-term past president, Lawrence County Pachyderm Club and Pachyderm state board of directors.† Rep. Goodman is also a member of several local Chambers of Commerce and served two years as co-chair and two years as chair of the events committee for the Lawrence County Apple Butter Makiní Days festival.
Rep. Goodman has been honored with the Award for Excellence in the Study of Local Government and the Award for Excellence in the Study of Product Liability.
A 1991 graduate of Pierce City High School, Rep. Goodman earned a bachelorís degree in philosophy from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1995 and his juris doctor degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1998.
Born September 9, 1973, in Aurora, Mo., Rep. Goodman lives in Mt. Vernon with his wife, Laura and son:† Jack Elliott.