Bruce Galloway is a trial and appellate attorney. He tried cases throughout Southern Missouri, from the boot-heel to the Kansas county line. He handled appeals in the Southern District Court of Missouri, the Eastern District, the Missouri Supreme Court and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.
He graduated from Drury University magna cum laude with honors, receiving a degree in Religion and Communication. At Drury, he was a member of the prelaw society Phi Alpha Delta, the academic societies of Phi Eta Sigma and Mortar Board, Drury Ambassadors, served as an officer in the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity and was elected to the student government.
In 1988, he attended the nationally top ranked Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. There he served as a member of Phi Alpha Delta, elected to student government and served on the school's Academic Committee. He graduated law school in 1991.
He lives in Ozark, Missouri with his wife Sarah and his stepdaughter. He serves his second term as city alderman for the historic downtown, where they both live. He owns a law practice on the town square. She owns a funeral home on a historic street lined with Ozark's remaining Victorian homes.
Both are active members of the community. He is a passionate advocate for victims of child abuse and neglect and spousal abuse. He admires parents who calmly work out their disagreements about the care of their children. Grandparents and stepparents who rescue their grandchildren from failed parents are his heroes, especially.
He enjoys, hiking, kayaking, the symphony, theater, opera. Mostly he enjoys being with family. He was raised by career military father, William Galloway, and his European mother, Carla Galloway. They and their parents taught him the values of ethics, family, diligence and that effective communication requires a level head.