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Borgmeyer wins benefits for disabled clients

On January 19, 2011, John Borgmeyer, an attorney from Brydon, Swearengen & England’s firm, helped a client prove her case at an appeals hearing before the Social Security Administration. The client suffered from severe and recurring depression as well as anxiety that prevented her from working her job. In the past, Borgmeyer has also successfully […]

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year

May peace, prosperity, and happiness be yours throughout the holidays and new year. From all of us at Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C.

James C. Swearengen named “Groundbreaking Lawyer of 2010” in state regulation and litigation by Public Utilities Fortnightly

James C. Swearengen of Brydon, Swearengen & England has been named a “Groundbreaking Lawyer of 2010” by Public Utilities Fortnightly for his work in the areas of state utility regulation and utility litigation. The magazine included Swearengen in its list of groundbreaking attorneys published in a November 2010 article entitled “Legal Battleground: 2010 Law & […]

Hamblin Authors Desk Book Supplement

Scott Hamblin has authored the 2010 Cumulative Supplement to Chapter 1 entitled Chemical Test Refusal Cases which is being published by the Missouri Bar Association in its Missouri DWI Law and Practice desk book. The article provides in summary fashion legal opinions from the Missouri Courts of Appeal and changes in Missouri law governing situations involving a person’s refusal […]

BSE Spotlight: The Hammond Building

The storefront of Brydon, Swearengen & England’s office at 312 E. Capitol Avenue includes a window into Jefferson City history. The Hammond Building has been a part of downtown Jefferson City since C.G. Hammond built the structure as a grocery warehouse around 1910—about the same time the state capitol was under construction a few blocks […]

BSE named one of America’s “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report magazine has named Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. as one of the best law firms in the United States. The recent article “Best Law Firms of 2010” listed BSE as a “Tier 1” law firm—the highest level—in the areas of Energy Law and Communications Law. To compile the rankings, the magazine […]

Hamblin Attends Family Law Conference

Scott Hamblin attended the 2010 Misosuri Bar Association Family Law continuing legal education conference concerning advance dissolution of marriage topics.  Topics for discussion included business interests and finances, marital and sexual misconduct and bankruptcy implications of divorce. Scott is a shareholder with Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C.  and concentrates his practice in the areas of […]

BSE Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America

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 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Charles Smarr […]

Summary Judgement Granted to BSE Client

On August 6, 2010, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri issued a decision in favor of Wright County, Missouri.  BSE represented Wright County through its association with the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund (MOPERM). The plaintiff in the suit asserted a substantive due process claim under 42 USC §1983 and a […]

Mid America Brick & Structural Clay Products, LLC, Completes Initial Capitalization

On June 1, 2010, Mid America Brick & Structural Clay Products, LLC, completed its initial capitalization, which will enable the company to commence operations manufacturing residential and commercial face brick at the former site of A. P. Green Refractories, Inc., in Mexico, Missouri. The company raised a total of approximately $21.9 million in debt and […]