Nationally Syndicated Columnist & Author
David Limbaugh, brother of radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, is an expert in law and politics who writes engaging columns from a fresh, conservative point of view. In addition to this he is a public speaker, addressing various topics that include the Constitution, America’s Christian heritage, and political and cultural issues from a conservative perspective and pro-life issues. He has authored two New York Times best-selling books, Absolute Power, The Legacy Of Corruption In The Clinton-Reno Justice Department, which was on the New York Times Bestseller List for ten weeks, making it number two at its high point, and his latest being, Persecution: How Liberals are Waging War Against Christianity.
David attended Southeast Missouri State University from 1971-1972 and the University of Missouri, Columbia 1972-1975, where he graduated Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. While in undergraduate school at UMC, he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri, Columbia Law School in 1978. While in law school, he was a Member of Missouri Law Review. He served in the National Guard from 1972-1978.
Admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1978, David began practicing law in September 1978 and has continued in practice since. He is presently a partner in the law firm of Limbaugh, Russell, Payne and Howard.
David has also been active in community service. He served as a member of the Cape Girardeau City Council for eight years, elected by the Council to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem for six of those years. During his second term on the City Council, he served as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors for the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a member of the Cape Girardeau Missouri Public Facilities Authority and was on the Annexation Committee and a member of the Cape Girardeau City Board of Appeals. In addition, David was Chairman of the Cape Girardeau County Constitutional Bi-Centennial Committee and a board member of Southeast Missouri Arts Council from 1983 through 1989.
David is presently a member of Lacroix United Methodist Church where he has served as Chairman of the Church Council. He is a member of the Cape Girardeau Lions Club. He is a member of the Cape Girardeau County Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar Association. He served as a member of the Missouri Association Of Trial Attorneys, and he serves on the Sports And Entertainment Law Committee of the Missouri Bar. He is a Disciplinary Hearing Officer for the 32nd Circuit Judicial Ethics Committee.
David also served since 1993 on the Board of Trustees for Southeast Missouri Hospital and has served on its Executive Committee since 1996.
Born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Dec. 11, 1952, to Rush H. Limbaugh, Jr. and Mildred Armstrong Limbaugh, David is married to Lisa Limbaugh and has five children.