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Wiseman Assists with Start Up Jeff City

Erin Wiseman recently provided general legal advice at a StartUp Jeff City event. StartUp Jeff City is an organization for people with ideas to gather and get advice from professionals about starting a business.  In general, each entrepreneur spent 10 minutes with the various assisting professionals to receive general guidance about issues to consider.  Erin provided information about the […]


Hamblin Speaks on Traffic Stops & Criminal Law

Scott A. Hamblin, a shareholder at Brydon Swearengen & England P.C. recently served as a speaker for the Auto Stops Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program sponsored by the Missouri Bar. The program was designed to educate other attorneys on issues related to challenging traffic stops by law enforcement officers, including new developments in criminal law, […]


Boudreau Attends Energy Policy Conference

BS&E Shareholder Paul A. Boudreau recently attended the 5th Annual Midwest Energy Policy Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.  The two day conference covered a variety of subjects, including developments in renewable energy resources, progress implementing energy efficiency programs and enhancement of aging energy utility infrastructure to meet the Missouri’s economic development needs.  Speakers from around […]


Smarr Awarded Best Practices Award

BS&E shareholder Charlie Smarr was awarded the “Best Practices Award” by the National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (“NALCP”). The NALCP is a non-profit organization comprised of in-house hospitality licensing and compliance professionals specializing in on-site retail liquor licensing. A $1,000 donation was made by the NALCP to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Charlie’s […]


Hamblin Support for Central Missouri Foster Care Adoption Association

Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. shareholder and attorney Scott Hamblin is proud to be supporting the Central Missouri Foster Care Adoption Association (CMFCAA) in connection with its Forget-Me-Not Gala scheduled for November 1, 2011. Scott is contributing $1.00 to the organization for every Facebook “Like” we receive on our law firm’s business page through 11/1/11, […]

Firm Lawyers Selected

Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. is pleased to announce that James C. Swearengen, William R. (Trip) England, III, Gary W. Duffy, Paul A. Boudreau, Dean L. Cooper, L. Russell Mitten and Charles E. Smarr have been selected by their peers to be included in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Charles Smarr […]

Smarr Appointed Co-Chair of ABA Committee

BSE shareholder Charles E. Smarr has been appointed Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Committee on Beverage Alcohol Practice (Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice).  The Committee on Beverage Alcohol Practice serves lawyers whose practice involves the law of alcohol beverages.  The Committtee welcomes as members in-house counsel, private practitioners, federal or state regulatory counsel or administrators,administrative […]

Missouri Supreme Court Issues Property Right Decision

On August 30, 2011, the Missouri Supreme Court handed down an opinion in the Case of St. Charles County v. Laclede Gas Company (Case No. SC91539).  BSE shareholder, Paul A. Boudreau, filed an amicus brief in the case on behalf of the Missouri Energy Development Association (MEDA). The St. Charles County case concerned whether the reservation of a […]

Hamblin Attends Family Law Conference

Scott Hamblin, Shareholder and attorney at Brydon Swearengen & England P.C. recently attended the Family Law Conference sponsored by the Missouri Bar Association. The three day conference covered a variety of subjects including, valuing small businesses in connection with divorce, financial issues in divorce unique to military service members, child custody, child support, bankruptcy in […]

Mitchell Authors Article for MADA

  BSE Counsel Gregory C. Mitchell recently authored an article for Dateline MADA,  a publication of the Missouri Automobile Dealers Association. Mitchell’s article concerned the U.S. Supreme Court’s April 27, 2011 decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Conception, upholding the enforceability of class action waiver provisions in arbitration agreements.  Under such provisions, parties both agree to arbitrate their […]