Governmental Issues

Jefferson City is where the State’s business gets done. Every elected state official and almost every state agency has its principal office in Jefferson City.

Our firm handles a wide variety of matters related to governmental issues. Some of the matters we routinely handle include:

  • complex litigation involving state governmental departments or agencies
  • ballot title disputes and other litigation involving initiative petitions
  • challenges to, and defense of, state statutes and regulations
  • analysis of legislation
  • bill drafting and expert testimony at hearings
  • professional licensing (doctors, dentists, engineers, real estate agents, pharmacists, nurses)
  • discrimination claims filed with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights
  • sales and use tax disputes and secondary responsibility for tax delinquencies
  • responding to administrative subpoenas and investigations
  • Administrative Hearing Commission hearings
  • Department of Natural Resources permits
  • Minority/Women Business Enterprises certification assistance