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M. Brooke Smith

Brooke Smith is a shareholder at MVP Law.  Ms. Smith began her legal career 15 years ago serving as a clerk for Southern District Court of Appeals.  Prior to joining MVP Law, Ms. Smith was a Partner at Harmison and Pearman, P.C., practicing workers’ compensation defense.  She currently specializes in defending employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation in Missouri.

Ms. Smith prepares appellate briefs and was part of the team that successfully defended one of the first cases applying the 2005 Missouri legal changes at the trial level, and on appeal to the Industrial Relations Commission and Court of Appeals.  She works closely with her clients in effective claims handling, claim investigations, minimizing overall exposure and litigation costs.

Ms. Smith earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Kansas, where she graduated with a certificate in International Trade and Finance.  Ms. Smith often speaks on workers’ compensation issues and updates for clients, HR groups and other industry organizations.

Ms. Smith is an active member in her community. She has served as a board member for the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools since 2015. She has been active in the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, and has served as a Red Carpet Committee Member.  She loves photography, being outdoors and spending time with her family.