Charles H. LonardoMember
Charles H. (Chuck) Lonardo has been practicing law in Southwest Missouri since 1984. He graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 1981 and, after practicing in his native Rhode Island for about three years, opened his practice in Joplin. He is a member of the Jasper County Bar Association and The Missouri Bar’s Family Law Section. Mr. Lonardo was the first chairman of The Missouri Bar’s Subcommittee on Guardian ad Litem Training and Standards from 1997 to 2003. During that time, he developed and administered Continuing Legal Education programs for the training of about 1000 GAL’s throughout Missouri.
Chuck is a Municipal Judge at Duenweg pron. DONE-a-weg, MO since December 2013, and on the Executive Board of the Missouri Municipal and Associate Judges Association (MMACJA)
When he is not practicing law, Chuck enjoys officiating high school and youth soccer, and training young referees as part of the Missouri Referee Development Program of U.S. Soccer. He is a past president and lieutenant governor of the Kiwanis Club. His hobbies include wines, running, weightlifting, and cooking.