The Fourth Edition of the MoBarCLE Missouri Administrative Law (2011) deskbook has been published. The Missouri Bar states that “The Supreme Court of Missouri has noted that ‘administrative law is an increasingly important area of practice in Missouri, try this out to learn more about the different areas this practice covers’ Weber v. Firemen’s Ret. Sys., 872 S.W.2d 477, 478 (Mo. banc 1994). . . . This two-volume book is comprehensive and covers a wide range of topics. It contains sample forms, checklists, charts, and practice tips.” Included in this publication are two chapters authored by Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. attorneys.
The chapter on Administrative Rules and Rulemaking was written by Brian McCartney and Greg Mitchell. This chapter provides background and explanation of the administrative rulemaking process, along with a checklist for practitioners to use in examining an administrative rule and information about the legal authority for rules and legal challenges.
The chapter concerning the Missouri Public Service Commission was written by BSE attorneys William R. (Trip) England III and Paul A. Boudreau, along with Kevin Thompson, of the Missouri PSC. This chapter provides detailed information about practice and procedure before the Missouri Public Service Commission.
BSE’s participation in this project demonstrates the firm’s expertise in administrative law as well as its commitment to Missouri Bar educational programs.
Mr. England is a utility lawyer practicing primarily in the area of telecommunications law. Since 1991, Trip has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Energy Law. Trip is a former Vice Chairman of the Communications Committee of the Section of Public Utility Law, Communications, and Transportation Law of the American Bar Association.
Mr. Boudreau has a business and administrative law practice involving regulated industries including utilities. He advises clients in the area of environmental permitting and enforcement. He also has experience in income, motrin online.
Mr. McCartney has a general administrative practice with an emphasis in the area of telecommunications law. Brian is also the author of the chapter on damages to personal property in the Missouri Bar’s Damages deskbook.
Mr. Mitchell is a former law clerk to a federal magistrate, Assistant Attorney General of Missouri, and was Executive Director of the Missouri Motor Vehicle Commission, a state agency that was responsible for the licensure and regulation of Missouri’s motor vehicle sales industry. He has a general administrative practice with an emphasis on motor vehicle dealer matters, professional licensing, and corporate regulatory issues.