Biographical Information

My practice is litigation focused. I concentrate my practice in the areas of divorce and family law, and state and federal criminal defense. I practice primarily in Jefferson City, Missouri and the surrounding areas.

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

2000 Missouri & United States District Court, Western District of Missouri

2000 Kansas


J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law

B.S. Southwest Missouri State University

Professional Experience

Former Cole County Prosecuting Attorney, Shareholder at Brydon Swearengen & England P.C., I serve as a CJA Panel Attorney for the United States District Court, Western District of Missouri

Honors & Awards

Top 100 Trial Lawyers; Best Attorney – Jefferson City Magazine

Professional Associations

America Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Cole County Bar Association, Missouri Family Law Section, Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,

Speaking Engagements

I regularly speak at the STARS Panel Training for foster and adoptive parents;

Service Activities

Board Member, Central Missouri Fostercare Adoption Association (CMFCAA)