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Jamie Cox Published in Midwest Wine Press

Jamie Cox of BSE was recently published in the Midwest Wine Press.  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, grape growers and cellar masters be more effective and profitable. Ms. […]


McCartney Elected Vice-Chairman of NTCA Legal Committee

Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. shareholder and attorney Brian McCartney was elected as the Vice-Chair of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association’s Legal Committee.  The NTCA is the premier association representing more than 580 locally owned and controlled telecommunications cooperatives and commercial companies throughout rural and small-town America.  The NTCA’s Legal Committee reviews legal developments affecting […]


Smarr to Participate as Co-Chair for Upcoming ABA Meeting

BSE Shareholder Charlie Smarr, Co-Chair of the ABA Beverage Alcohol Practice Committee, will conduct a committee meeting and a panel on the business agenda of the Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Spring Conference, April 12-14, 2013, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Co-Chairs hope that this meeting will be the beginning of ongoing […]


Court of Appeals Issues Energy Efficiency Programs Decision

On January 15, 2013, the Missouri Western District Court of Appeals handed down its opinion affirming several Missouri Public Service Commission rulemaking orders, which were issued to implement the landmark 2009 Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act (MEEIA).  MEEIA was enacted to encourage investor-owned electric utilities to provide energy efficiency programs to assist customers with reducing […]

Wiseman Selected for Community Posts

BSE’s Erin Wiseman has been selected to particpate in the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce 2013 Leadership Jefferson City program.  Leadership Jefferson City is designed to identify and motivate emerging leaders, and to develop their potential for community leadership roles by exposing them to the opportunities, realities and challenges of thecommunity.  The topics of the eleven […]

BSE to Serve as Machens Great Eight Tournament Sponsor

BSE will sponsor Louisville Male High School in the upcoming 2012 Joe Machens Great Eight Classic in Jefferson City, Missouri.  The Tournament will be played at Jefferson City High School’s Fleming Field House from December 27-29, 2012.  Dean Cooper and Matt Quandt will serve as team hosts for Louisville Male and Coach Larry Miller. Louisville […]

Cox’s Column Begins in Midwest Wine Press

BSE Associate Jamie Cox‘s column appeared for the first time on December 7, 2012, in the Midwest Wine Press.  Ms. Cox’s column, entitled “Wine By the Case: Amazon.com Faces Jungle of Regs” concerns online retailer Amazon’s entry into the wine business. Midwest Wine Press (MWP) is the first business publication dedicated entirely to the art and business […]

Missouri Energy Development Association

Court of Appeals Issues Renewable Energy Standard Decision

On November 20, 2012, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri handed down an opinion affirming that the Missouri Public Service Commission (Commission) effectively had withdrawn language from its rule implementing the Renewal Energy Standards Act that conflicted with the law and impaired its effectiveness. The Missouri Energy Development Association (MEDA) […]


Matthew D. Quandt Joins BSE

The law firm Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. is pleased to announce that Matthew D. Quandt has joined the firm as an associate. Matt is a 2012 graduate of the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas and previously graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. We […]

Zonta Run

BSE Employees Participate In Zonta 5K

A team of runners/walkers from Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. participated in the Zonta Club of Jefferson City Foundation Fifth Annual 5k Run/Walk on September 22, 2012.   BSE employees participating were Cathy Backes, Susan Bates, Karen Borgmeyer, Pat Hulse, Jodee Mitchell, Lori Rackers and Zonta Member Erin Wiseman.  Ms. Wiseman chaired the public relations committee […]