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Smarr to Co-Chair Conference on Winery & Wine Distribution Law in the Midwest

On April 15 and 16, 2010, BSE shareholder Charles E. Smarr will Co-Chair the conference Winery & Wine Distribution Law in the Midwest entering, surviving and thriving in the wine business (http://www.lawseminars.com/detail.php?SeminarCode=10WINEMO).  Mr. Smarr will make a presentation entitled “Federal and State Case Law Update: Impacts of recent court decisions on the wine industry and retail sales, including Family Winemakers of California v. Jenkins; Siesta Village Market, LLC v. Perry; …


Hamblin Makes CLE Presentation

BSE Shareholder Scott A. Hamblin was recently a lecturer for The Missouri Bar’s Continuing Legal Education progam entitled “How To Series: Criminal Law.” Mr. Hamblin made a presentation concerning basic criminal procedure.


Mitten Selected for Historic Preservation Commission

BS&E shareholder Russ Mitten was recently selected to serve as a member and secretary of the Historic Preservation Commission for Jefferson City. The purpose of the Historic Preservation Commission is to identify and safeguard sites, buildings, structures and objects which reflect elements of the city’s historic conservation, to foster civic pride, and to enhance the city’s attraction to tourists and visitors. The Commission has nine members who are Jefferson City …


BS&E Lawyers 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 and L. Russell Mitten have been selected by their peers to be included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The firm is ranked #1 in Missouri in Energy Law, with six named attorneys listed in this category. Trip England …


Smarr at State Liquor Administrators’ Conference

Charles Smarr recently attended the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Smarr was the moderator for the panel entitled, “21st Century Challenges for the Regulators”. Panelists were Murphy Painter, Commissioner of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, Victoria Horton,Esq., President of the California Beer & Beverage Distributors, and Max Hess, Esq., of the law firm of Chorey, Taylor & Fine, Atlanta, Georgia. …


Hamblin Active in Family Law Matters

BSE shareholder Scott Hamblin has recently been active in bar activities associated with his Family Law/Divorce practice. In November of last year, Mr. Hamblin made a presentation for the Missouri Bar concerning the Basics of Dissolution of Marriage at a continuing legal education program entitled “Stepping Up and Stepping Out: The New Lawyer Experience.” More recently, on April 16, 2009, Scott attended the 2009 Family Law Symposium, an all day …


Smarr Presentation to State Liquor Administrators

In October, 2008, Charles Smarr, served as the moderator for a panel entitled, “How to Prepare for a 21st Amendment/Antitrust Lawsuit” at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators Central/Western Region Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. Panelists were Max Hess with the law firm of Chorey, Taylor & Feil in Atlanta, Georgia and Michael Madigan with the law firm of Madigan, Dahl & Harlan in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Central to the …


Mitchell Named General Counsel to Licensing Board

Greg Mitchell, Counsel to the Firm, has been named General Counsel for the Missouri Board of Therapeutic Massage.  Greg also serves as General Counsel for the Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the Missouri Powersport Dealers Association and the Missouri Automobile Dealers Association.


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