geftink@comcast.netGerard Eftink


  • Missouri – 1980
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri – 1982
  • Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri – 1983
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals – 1987
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals – 1983
  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals – 1983
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals – 1983


  • Litigation
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Probate
  • Mediation
  • Real Estate
  • Traffic Court
  • Business Organizations
  • Family Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Automobile Accidents


  • Juris Doctor, University of Missouri – 1980
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Southeast Missouri State University, cum laude – 1976


  • The Missouri Bar
  • Cass County Bar Association – former President

Gerard Eftink is owner and attorney at Eftink Law, P.C. Gerard was born and raised on his family’s farm in southeast Missouri. During his over 40 years as an attorney, Gerard has handled legal hearings in thirteen different states. Gerard has a wide and diverse range of legal experience, including presenting oral arguments in the Supreme Courts of Missouri and Kansas and four different federal appellate courts. He has handled jury trials, bench trials and agency hearings. In addition, Gerard has appeared before legislative bodies, assisted in briefs filed in appellate courts, appeared in municipal court and served as a mediator. In his practice, he handles litigation as well as advising clients, preparing documents on various matters concerning real estate, contracts, estate planning, domestic relations, and small business matters. Gerard is former President of the Cass County Bar Association, former President of the Raymore Peculiar Sunrise Optimist Club, and current President of the Ray-Pec Sunrise Foundation. He has two children, Rachel Cary, who is a mental health counselor in Omaha and James Eftink, who is a Judge in Cass County. Gerard is married to Pamela.


  • Implied Warranties in Livestock Sales: Care History and Recent Developments, 4 Agricultural Law Journal 207 (1982)
  • Will the Control Share Acquisition Statute Survive?, 43 Journal of the Missouri Bar 309 (1987)


  • Schlaikjer v. Kaplan, 293 P.3d 155 (Kan. 2013)
  • Obermiller Construction Services, Inc. v. Public Water Supply Dist. No. 5 of Cass County, 319 S.W.3d 545 (Mo. App. W.D. 2010)
  • v. City of Peculiar, 208 S.W.3d 895 (Mo. 2006)
  • v. Aquila, Inc., 180 S.W.3d 24 (Mo. App. W.D. 2005)
  • State ex rel. Cass County v. Public Service Com’n, 259 S.W.3d 544 (Mo. App. W.D. 2008)
  • Lombardo v. Lombardo, 35 S.W.3d 386 (Mo. App. W.D. 2000)
  • State ex rel. Riggs v. Clark, 14 S.W.3d 719 (Mo. App. W.D. 2000)
  • Green Acres Enterprises, Inc. v. Freeman, 876 S.W.2d 636 (Mo. App. W.D. 1994)
  • Moore v. Madigan, 990 F.2d 375 (8th Cir. 1993)
  • Ferguson v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 911 F.2d 1273 (8th Cir. 1990)
  • Parchman v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 852 F.2d 858 (6th Cir. 1988)
  • Superintendent of Ins. of State of N.Y. v. Livestock Market Ins. Agency, Inc., 709 S.W.2d 897 (Mo. App. W.D. 1986)
  • Blue v. Rose, 786 F.2d 349 (8th Cir. 1986)