Missouri Bar Launches Site for the Public

The Missouri Bar Association recently launched a new web site to help ensure that the public has access to certain legal resources. The website www.MissouriLawyersHelp.org is “devoted exclusively to the legal information needs of the general public.  The new site provides a variety of resources and services to the citizens of Missouri, such as information on how to find an attorney

Target Scams on Top of Target Security Breach

The Missouri Attorney General has issued a warning  concerning various scams that have popped up attempting to take further advantage of persons on the heals of the Target security breach issues.  The Attorney General indicated that “Thieves pretending to be from Target or a consumer’s bank or credit-card company have been contacting consumers by phone

Eye on the SEC Continues – part 2

My participation in KRCG’s Eye on the SEC contest continues.  Coming into bowl season, I have 97 points.  The leaders have 100 points.  With 2 points given for each bowl pick, there are opportunities to move up (and move down).

Twenty Years

Last Friday, November 15, 2013, marked my twentieth year with Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C.  Twenty years ago I returned from active duty with the U. S. Army, with a two week old child (who is now a sophomore at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri), and began to practice law in the same building where

Eye on the SEC Continues

The KRCG TV “Eye on the SEC” Challenge continues.  This week my perfect 9-0 mark combined with the total points of the Missouri game made me the winner of the “mythical Rod Lombardi Traveling Trophy.” See the write-up for the week along with current standings at the following link: https://krcg.com/sports/  

FRI Utility Symposium a Success

Several BSE shareholders attended the 2013 Financial Research Institute Public Utility Symposium – Visualizing the Future: Public Utilities in 2020, on September 18, 2013, in Columbia, Missouri.  Attending from BSE were Paul Boudreau, Russ Mitten, Diana Carter, Jim Swearengen, Brian McCartney, and myself. The Symposium was well-attended by Commissioners, regulators, utility employees, attorneys and others from multiple states. 

Eye on the SEC

I will be participating in KRCG TV’s “Eye on the SEC” challenge this year.  After Week 1, I am in second place (albeit tied with 8 others).  I want to take the opportunity to see my picture in that second spot, as I am sure it won’t last. You can view the standings and other

Mitchell Writes About Chiefs

Conjuring up images of the movie Almost Famous, BSE Counsel Greg Mitchell’s son, Sam Mitchell, is both a student at Rock Bridge High School and a Staff Writer for KCChiefsDraft.com.   An example of young Mr. Mitchell’s work can be found at the followig link: Chiefs Offseason 2013: Effects of the Past Week’s Moves .

“Annual Minutes Records Form” is Scam

On March 1, 2013, Missouri’s Secretary of State issued the following message concerning an “Annual Minutes Records Form” that has been circulated to various persons and businesses by the U.S. Mail: “Secretary of State Jason Kander is today alerting Missouri corporations to a potentially deceptive letter from an entity called Corporate Records Service. The solicitation,

Open For Business

Many schools in the area are closed, but BSE’s doors are open today, Friday, February 22, 2013. If you need a way to pass some time this weekend while the snow melts, consider a legal movie.  Check out this list of the ABA Journal’s 25  Greatest Legal Movies.