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Jamie Cox’ Latest Article in Midwest Wine Press

Jamie Cox of BSE was recently published in the Midwest Wine Press as a part of her continuing series “Wine Law by the Case“.  Midwest Wine Press is the first business publication dedicated entirely to the art and business of winemaking in the Midwestern United States. The goal of Midwest Wine Press is to help winery owners, […]

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Russ Mitten to Present at MADA Seminars

BSE Shareholder Russ Mitten will present information to the MADA Workers Compensation Seminar concerning a Missouri Supreme Court decision issued April 15, 2014, regarding claims for retaliatory discharge under section 287.780 (Templemire v. W & M Welding, Inc.).  The seminars are designed to  provide what employers “need to know while operating in the ‘jungle’ of employment […]

Hamblin Best in City

Scott Hamblin – Best in City

BSE Shareholder Scott Hamblin was recently named City’s Best Attorney by Jefferson City Magazine. For more than a decade, Scott Hamblin has litigated cases in Circuit Courts and United States District Courts throughout Missouri. Scott regularly practices in the areas of family law, divorce, child custody, paternity, child custody modifications, State and Federal Criminal defense including […]

Gregory Mitchell, Attorney

Mitchell Published in NADC Defender Magazine

BSE Shareholder Greg Mitchell was recently published in the June 2014 issue of Defender Magazine.  The Defender is the newsletter of the National Association of Dealer Counsel.  The NADC is an organization formed by and for lawyers who work in the unique dealer environment.  Membership is open to practicing attorneys who serve the needs of auto, truck, […]

Wiseman Yellow Rose Presentation

Wiseman Presents Zonta Second Chance Scholarships

Zonta of Jefferson City Missouri held its Woman of Achievement “Yellow Rose Luncheon” on May 13, 2014 at the Capitol Plazas Hotel.  The luncheon recognizes and honors local women for their accomplishments and contributions to the Jefferson City community through the presentation of two “Women of Achievement” awards.  Zonta also presents the “Mrs. William H. Weldon […]

Paul Boudreau, Attorney

Successful Outcome in a Sales Tax Appeal

BSE shareholder Paul Boudreau recently obtained a favorable outcome in an appeal of a sales tax audit of a fitness center located in Joplin, Missouri.  A Department of Revenue audit report had sought to collect sales tax on monthly payments for the use office space the gym had made available to an unaffiliated personal training […]

Diana Carter – Outstanding Volunteer

If BSE shareholder Diana Carter isn’t at work, chances are she’s with her daughter Alice. Diana is Vice President of the Parent Teacher Association at Parkade Elementary. On April 22, 2014, Diana received an Outstanding Volunteer Award for her service to Parkade Elementary, as presented by the Columbia Council of PTAs. Diana is active in […]

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The Blood Moon

The law firm’s resident photographer, Paul Boudreau, crawled out of bed early in the morning on April 15, 2014, to capture this image of the so-called Blood Moon lunar eclipse, the first of a tetrad of such events to occur later this year and into 2015. Paul has a business and administrative law practice involving regulated […]

William R. England III, Attorney

England Attends SCG Legal Midwinter Meeting

William R. (Trip) England III recently attended the 2014 Midwinter Meeting of the SCG Legal (formerly the State Capital Law Firm Group) at the Biltmore Hotel in Miami, Florida.  The meeting attracted representatives from 40 of SCG Legal’s 50 state capital-based firms and three out of four of its commercial city firms, as well as from all […]


McCartney Re-Elected Vice Chairman of NTCA Legal Committee

BSE Shareholder Brian McCartney was re-elected as the Vice Chairman of NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association’s Legal Committee during the Committee’s February 3rd meeting in San Antonio, Texas.  NTCA is the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies serving rural and small-town America.  The NTCA’s Legal Committee reviews legal developments affecting NTCA members. […]