Kent L. Brown is a trial attorney with emphases on administrative, constitutional and employment law. He primarily represents colleges, libraries and cities. He served for three years as Chair of the Administrative Law Committee of The Missouri Bar and presents the employment section of the MoBar Annual Law Update for Mid-Missouri.
Kent speaks frequently at MoBar and other programs on employment law, constitutional law and other topics. Sample publications include: various chapters in the Administrative Law CLE Deskbook; Special Problems, Missouri Damages (Mo. Bar Supp. 1994); Best Digest of Insurance Laws (updates); Confidentiality in Mediation, 1991 J. Disp. Res., 307 (1991); and a legal handbook for public libraries titled Missouri Library Law: Personnel Law which was published by the Missouri State Library, Dec. 2006.
A lifelong Missourian, he received a bachelor of science degree in speech communication in 1982 from Missouri State University in Springfield, taught high school speech, debate and English for six years, and in, 1991, received a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia. After graduating law school, he practiced for ten years with Carson & Coil, P.C., a firm located in Jefferson City, where he was an officer and shareholder. In 2001, he left Carson & Coil to begin his own firm in Jefferson City.