Brian K. Asberry – Partner

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Education

  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1990 Juris Doctor
  • Law Journal: Journal of Dispute Resolution, 1989 – 1990
  • The School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, 1988 B.A.
  • Major: History and Political Science

Brian K. Asberry joined the firm in 1990 following graduation from law school, and became a partner in 1996. He obtained his undergraduate degree from The School of the Ozarks and his law degree from the University of Missouri. In law school, he was a member of the Journal of Dispute Resolution and Phi Alpha Delta.

Mr. Asberry’s practice is generally divided between commercial litigation and general corporate work, emphasizing commercial litigation in state, federal and bankruptcy courts, creditors’ rights, condemnation law, mediation and arbitration, and general business and corporate work. He serves as outside general counsel for several financial institutions, commercial real estate companies and manufacturing concerns.

Mr. Asberry has served as an adjunct professor to Webster University, Drury University and the American Institute of Banking. In addition, Mr. Asberry is frequently invited to present lectures and seminars on a wide range of topics for the legal community and area businesses.

 

Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance Law
Bankruptcy
Business & Commercial Law
Business & Commercial Litigation
Business Organizations
Condemnation Law
Employment Law
Mediation/Arbitration
Mergers & Aquisitions
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Real Estate & Construction Law

 

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 1990
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1990
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2005
U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2013
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1991
U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

 

Professional Associations/Memberships

American Bankruptcy Institute, member, 2004 – Present
The Missouri Bar Association, member, 1990 – Present
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, member, 1990 – Present

 

Honors and Awards:

Million Dollar Advocates Forum, member, 2003
Springfield Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”, 2001
Strathmore’s Who’s Who, lifetime member, 1999
United States Junior Chamber Clayton Frost Memorial Award, 1999
Junior Chamber International Senator #58334, 1998
Outstanding Young Man of America, 1998
United States Junior Chamber Clayton Frost Memorial Award, 1998
Missouri Jaycees, William Gerhardt Memorial Award, 1997
Springfield Jaycees, Jaycee of the Year, 1996

 

Representative Cases

In re Hutton Valley Farms, 251 B.R. 522 (U.S. Bankr. Ct. 2000)
State ex rel. Rantz, et al. v. Sweeney, 901 S.W. 2d 289 (MO App 1995)

 

Civic Involvement

Big Brother/Big Sisters of the Ozarks, former member of the Board of Directors
Greater Springfield Apartment & Housing Association Advisory Board, member
Home At Last Pet Adoption Center, former member of the Board of Directors
Mt. Zion Lodge #327, A.F. & A.M., member
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Missouri, former member of the Board of Directors
Missouri Jaycees and the Springfield Jaycees, past president
National Legal Counsel for the United States Junior Chamber
Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities of the Ozarks, past Chairman of the Board
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, member
Volunteer Lawyers Project, member

 

Pro Bono Activities

Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks, 2007 – Present
Missouri Jaycees, 1992 – 2005

 

Classes/Seminars

Legal Aspects of Human Resources Management, Webster University, 2000 – 2002
Advanced Research & Writing & Intro to Law, Drury University, 1996 – 1997

 

Fraternities/Sororities

Phi Alpha Delta

 

Published Works

Chapter 7, “Fraudulent Transfers, Receivers and Lis Pendens,” in Creditors’ Remedies (6th ed. 2009), published by The Missouri Bar
When Your Law Firm wants a Divorce: Mediating the Dissolution of Law Firms“, J. Disp. Resol., 387, 1990

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