Jason Rugo

Areas of Competence:

Business Litigation, Commercial, Construction, Contracts, Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Property


Professional Experience:

Jason Rugo has been a principal with Jenkins & Kling, P.C. since 1993. He practices primarily in the areas of general commercial litigation with an emphasis on non-compete enforcement and intellectual property defense and a substantial equity practice.  Jason is a fully trained mediator and engages in the mediation of lawsuits and pre-suit mediation of disputes.  He also provides arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution services.  Jason was a partner with a large area law firm prior to joining Jenkins & Kling, P.C., practicing in the areas of construction contract drafting and review, construction litigation and general business litigation.

Rugo is a graduate of Washington University (B.A. in History with honors) and Vanderbilt University School of Law where he was the Editor of the Journal of Transnational Law. He is a Certified Neutral in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and is a member of several mediator organizations including the St. Louis chapter of the Association of Attorney Mediators and the Association of Missouri Mediators.


Professional Affiliations:

  • Association of Attorney Mediators 
  • Association of Missouri Mediators



  • B.A., Washington University, 1977
  • J.D., Vanderbilt Law School, 1980



  • Missouri State Bar, 1980
  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Missouri, 1980


St. Louis (Headquarters)

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ST. LOUIS (Headquarters)

711 North 11th Street
Saint Louis, MO 63101

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Scheduling Manager


3095 Lexington Avenue, Suite 300
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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Regional Office Manager