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W. Bradley Risby


Bradley Risby graduated summa cum laude from Missouri State University in 2003, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He graduated from A.T. Still University in 2009 with a Master of Health Administration, obtaining the highest GPA in his class. Mr. Risby then received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri Columbia School of Law in Columbia, Missouri, in 2011. During law school, he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, the Student Ambassadors and a recipient of the Clarence G. Strop Property Award. He also worked as a law clerk for a private firm in Columbia, Missouri.

Mr. Risby joined Neale and Newman in August 2011 and became a partner in 2017. His practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and probate administration, real estate, commercial, franchise, and corporate law.

Bradley Wisby Best Lawyers 2024


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, J.D., 2011
    Dean’s List
  • T. Still University, Kirksville, Missouri, Master of Health Administration, 2009
    Top Grade Point Average
  • Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri, B.S., summa cum laude, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association, 2011 – present
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, 2011 – present
  • Greene County Estate Planning Council, 2011 – present

Civic Involvement

  • Springfield’s Best, Board of Directors
  • Ozarks Counseling Center, Youth Ambassador Board
  • The Network, 2011 – present
  • Professional Advisors Council - Community Foundation of the Ozarks, 2015 – present

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