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Mitten and Carter Attend Missouri Bar Spring Meetings

BSE shareholders Russ Mitten and Diana Carter attended the Missouri Bar Spring Committee Meetings on May 10, 2013, in Jefferson City, Missouri. Mr. Mitten participated in the Administrative Law, Energy and Environmental Law, and Labor and Employment Law committee meetings.  Ms. Carter also participated in the Administrative Law committee meeting and additionally attended the joint […]


Richardson Assumes Duties as General Counsel for MAOPS

Johnny K. Richardson has assumed his duties as the general counsel for the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (“MAOPS”).  Since 1897, MAOPS has been the professional organization for the osteopathic physicians in Missouri. MAOPS recently held its annual convention at the Lodge of Four Seasons at the Lake of the Ozarks.  At the convention, […]

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Missouri PSC Celebrates 100 Years

On Monday, April 15, the Missouri Public Service Commission celebrated its 100 years of service with remarks and exhibits at the Truman Office Building in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Legislation creating the PSC took effect on April 13, 1913. BSE shareholders William (Trip) England, Dean Cooper, Diana Carter and Brian McCartney were in attendance along with current […]


Scott Hamblin Serves as Panelist for Adoption and Guardianship

Scott Hamblin, shareholder at Brydon Swearengen & England P.C., served as a panelist speaking to a group of soon-to-be foster parents during their Spaulding training Tuesday evening, March 5, 2013, at the Cole County Children’s Division’s office.  Mr. Hamblin spoke on the topics of adoption, guardianship and the court process involved in such proceedings.  In doing […]

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 […]