Brian D. Risley

Brian D. Risley

Attorney
Location:
Springfield, Missouri
Phone:
417-413-1030
Fax:
417-887-1165
Email:

A member of the Missouri Bar since 1999, Brian has over 15 years of experience in many areas of practice, including family law, criminal law, personal injury, probate work, insurance defense, and appellate work, including one year as law clerk before Judge Robert Barney of the Southern District Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Family Law
  • 30% Criminal Law
  • 20% Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2008

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 2008
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
    • B.S. cum laude - 1995
    • Major: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association , 2003 - Present
  • Christian County Bar Association, 2014 - Present
  • Missouri Bar Association , Member , 1999 - Present
  • Western District Federal Court, Missouri , Member , 2003 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Andy Hodges, Attorney at Law, Associate Attorney, 2006 - 2008
  • Franke, Schultz and Mullen , Associate Attorney, 2005 - 2006
  • Greene County MO Prosecuting Atty. Office , Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 2002 - 2005
  • Southern District Court of Appeals – Judge Barney , Law Clerk, 2001 - 2002
  • Butler County MO Prosecuting Atty. Office, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 2000 - 2001
  • Missouri Public Defender - SE MO, Assistant Public Defender, 1999 - 2000