Born in Arizona, Rudy moved to Branson in his early teens and has lived in the Ozarks for over 25 years. After graduating from Branson High School, he attended Brigham Young University before returning to Missouri and finishing his bachelor’s degree at the College of the Ozarks. For his post-graduate studies, Rudy attended the University of Arkansas School of Law, as well as spending time digging deeper into select areas of law at Arizona State University, the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law, and William and Mary Law School (the oldest school of law in the United States). He then returned to Arkansas, where he received his Juris Doctorate.
Rudy spent time practicing as a solo attorney prior to founding the Tri-Lakes Law Firm. As a licensed attorney in the State of Missouri, he is deeply committed to the people of the Tri-Lakes region and has a passion for family law matters. He often serves as an appointe4d Guardian ad Litem for Taney County Juvenile Court where his role is to advocate for the best interests of children brought into the juvenile system.
Rudy is proud of his heritage and, being fluent in Spanish, is one of the few bilingual attorneys in Taney County. He is an avid traveler, conquering a new area of the globe each year. He has even gone so far as to trek across Europe by train, taking along only a backpack and a travel buddy and visiting almost 25 countries in 10 days!