I represent individuals and companies in disputes with licensing agencies. I also represent individuals seeking the expungement of criminal history records (often related to seeking professional licensure).
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Additional Practice Area
Criminal History Expungement
Free Consultation $225/hour, plus expenses. Flat fees negotiated.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Attorney at Law
Represent individuals in disputes with professional licensing agencies or seeking expungement of criminal history records in Jefferson City. Arbitrator for Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Senior Legal Counsel
Division of Professional Registration
Lead attorney in agency with 39 licensing boards. Coordinate legal representation with Attorney General’s Office and private counsel; write proposed legislation and testify before General Assembly; research, prepare and review proposed administrative regulations; advise on Sunshine law and confidential records compliance.
Assistant Attorney General
MO Attorney General's Office
Primary prosecutor for Division of Workers’ Compensation Fraud and Noncompliance Unit. Other responsibilities included special prosecutions, administrative DWI appeals, and expungements. Published cases include Scates v. State, 134 S.W.3d 738 (Mo. App. 2004) and Nixon v. Jamison, 103 S.W.3d 836 (Mo. App. 2003).
City of Joplin
Assistant City Attorney for Municipality of 40,000 responsible for all municipal prosecutions, including DWI cases, domestic assaults, thefts and other violations. Responsibilities included appeals and collections.
Attorney at Law
Practiced in Independence emphasizing employment law; including domestic relations and debtor rights. Associate attorney with firms in Joplin. Lead counsel in jury trials; appellate cases included Wince v. McGarah, 972 S.W.2d 641 (Mo. App. 1998); Landis v. Division of Employment Security, 959 S.W.2d 474 (Mo. App. 1997).