Brad and his wife Erica are from Richland, Missouri, and their family has strong, long standing roots in Laclede, Camden and Pulaski Counties. In 2000, Brad graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. While at Southwest Baptist University, Brad participated in athletics as well as college political clubs and received his B.S. degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Business Administration and Biology. In 2003, Brad received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law graduating with honors and Order of the Coif distinction. While at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Brad was an active member of the Missouri Law Review and had articles published in two Missouri Law Review Journals. He was licensed to practice law in the State and Federal Courts of Missouri in September of 2003. Brad and his wife Erica have three children and live in Lebanon, Missouri where Erica is a teacher in the Lebanon school district. Brad and his family are active members at Heritage Baptist Church in Lebanon and Brad serves on several local boards including the Mercy Health Foundation and the Laclede Early Education Program. Brad’s areas of practice are estate planning, wills and trusts; probate and guardianships; business planning and contracts; trademark registration; family law, divorces and adoptions; general civil litigation and general criminal defense.