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Alcohol Beverage Law

Liquor Licensing

Charlie Smarr practices primarily in the areas of alcohol beverage law and liquor licensing. He is a former supervisor of the Missouri Division of Liquor Control, Assistant Attorney General of Missouri and past president of the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators. His practice with the firm primarily involves representing interests of members of the alcohol beverage industry by providing corporate, administrative, licensing and regulatory legal services. He is general counsel for the Missouri Beer Wholesalers Association; Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Committee on Beverage Alcohol Practice (Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice); Sustaining Member of the National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys (NAABLA); and a Founding Member of The Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants. He is also a Member of the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA), the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA), the National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (NALCP), and the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA).


B.A., University of Missouri - Columbia
J.D., University of Missouri - Columbia