Joshua C. Devine

Joshua C. Devine

Columbia, Missouri
Josh has represented clients throughout Missouri since he graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law with honors in 2007. He practiced initially with Rogers | Ehrhardt from 2015 to 2018. In February of 2018, Josh was appointed by the Governor of Missouri to serve as the Associate Circuit Judge for Division 11 in Boone County. As a judge, Josh presided over hundreds of civil and criminal cases, handling a majority of the civil cases that were filed in the Associate Division in Boone County. In 2019, Josh returned to Rogers | Ehrhardt. He handles civil cases at every stage of the litigation process for the firm. He also advises business owners on employment matters and corporate strategies.

Josh has been selected to the Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Stars list for five consecutive years, from 2014 to 2018. He was named to the 2019 Class of 20 Under 40 by Columbia Business Times.

Community Involvement includes:

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Mid-Missouri – Member of Board of Directors
  • The Crossing, Columbia, MO

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Services

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2010
  • Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2010
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Missouri, 2010


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • Juris Doctorate - 2007
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Judge L.F. Cottey Award for Excellence in Written and Oral Advocacy
    • Honors: William M. Howard Award in Legal Research and Writing
    • Law Review: Missouri Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 2006 - 2007
  • Truman State University
    • B.S. cum laude - 2003

Published Works

  • "Struggling to Give Meaning to the Concept of Meaningful Interference: The Eighth Circuit Announces a New Rule", 72 Missouri Law Review 225, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • 20 Under 40 – Class of 2019: Columbia Business Times
  • Super Lawyers Magazine – Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, 2014 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers (MODL), 2011-Present

Past Employment Positions

  • County of Boone, State of Missouri, Associate Circuit Judge, 2018
  • Rogers, Ehrhardt, Weber & Howard, LLC, Principal Attorney, 2015 - 2018
  • Ford, Parshall & Baker, Associate Attorney, 2011 - 2015
  • Husch Blackwell, LLP, Associate Attorney, 2007 - 2011
  • Blackwell Sanders LLP, Summer Associate, 2006
  • Ford, Parshall & Baker, LLC, Law Clerk, 2005
  • Office of U.S. Congressman Kenny Hulshof, Intern, 2001 - 2003