Tweedy Law Office, LLC

Providing Quality and Valuable Legal Services Since 1990

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Firm Overview

The Tweedy Law Office, LLC is a client-centered Southeast Missouri law office operating out of the town of Bloomfield, the County Seat of Stoddard County Missouri. Our law office has provided reliable and professional legal services in Missouri since 1994. With more than 20 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Tweedy Law Office can handle an expansive array of legal matters. The Tweedy Law Office has the tools to take on complex cases, such as wrongful death suits and trespass to real property; as well as efficiently expediting more common legal matters such as traffic tickets and property deed preparation.

Jim and his staff hold themselves to the highest standards of ethical behavior. His reputation among his peers for his professionalism and ethics has earned him a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

The Tweedy Law Office, LLC can help you with:
-General civil practice
-Personal injury
-Divorce
-Adoption law
-Paternity
-Criminal defense
-Juvenile law
-Collections
-Probate
-Traffic violations

Providing Direct, Honest and Experienced services:
Tweedy Law Office, LLC has provided a strong and consistent presence in South East Missouri for 18 years. Jim's numerous contacts in the legal community enable him to bring cases to timely and effective conclusion. His legal experience includes work at The Oliver Firm in Cape Girardeau in Missouri, an insurance defense firm, as well as service as the former commissioner of the Missouri Ethics Committee.

He and his staff foster long-standing professional and mutually beneficial relationships with clients. Many of their clients have been with Jim for more than a decade. Client referrals are a testament to the successful results the firm provides and to their clients' satisfaction with their personal attention to stressful legal matters.
Main Office

Main Office
On the Courthouse Square
208 S. Prairie Street
Bloomfield  MO  63825

Phone
  • 573.568.4000
Fax
  • 573.568.4004
Criminal Defense
An experienced firm fighting for your rights
If you have been charged with a crime in Missouri, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. For more than 20 years, attorney James R. Tweedy and his staff have been fighting to defend the rights of their clients. They have built their reputation on getting results. They are intimately familiar with all facets of the Missouri criminal justice system, and have the knowledge and skill to make sure you understand your legal options and to guide you through the legal process.

The Tweedy Law Office in Bloomfield has represented clients in state and federal courts on charges ranging from minor offenses to serious felonies, including:
-Traffic violations
-Assault and battery
-DWI/DUI/OWI
-Possession of drugs
-Theft and larceny
-Burglary
-Robbery
-Arson
-Rape
-Homicide - murder/manslaughter
-Domestic violence
-White collar crime
-And more

When you have charges on your record that you want eliminated, they can help you get those charges sealed or expunged, or represent you in appellate court.

No matter what obstacle has been placed in your way, rest assured that the Tweedy Law Office strives diligently to help you overcome it, and works tenaciously to attain the best possible result for you.

Going the extra mile to ensure your freedom:
At the Tweedy Law Office, James and his staff go the extra mile to ensure that you get the justice you deserve. They have taken an oath to provide exemplary service, an oath that they are dedicated to honoring. Through meticulous preparation and a firm attention to detail, their efforts are always focused on achieving that goal. They personally speak with witnesses, comb through police records and examine the alleged crime scene in detail, if necessary. They also bring in experts who challenge the prosecution and help prepare trial strategy.

Nothing is more important than your freedom. If you need a defense attorney who is dedicated to your case, contact the Tweedy Law Office today.

James R. Tweedy

ISLN: 903032122
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Mr.Tweedy is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-General civil practice
-Personal injury
-Criminal law
-Probate
-Divorce
-Adoptions
-Juvenile
-Collections

Bar Admissions:
State of Missouri, 1990

Education:
-University of Missouri, B.S. Agricultural Economics 1987
-University of Missouri, J.D. 1989

Associations and Memberships:
-Stoddard County Association (President 1997-1999)
-The Missouri Bar Association (Young Lawyers Section Council, 1995-2000)
-Commissioner, Missouri Ethics Commission, 2008-2012

Born:
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Biographical details:
James (Jim) R. Tweedy was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in 1965 and graduated from Puxico High School in 1983. He attended the University of Missouri for his undergraduate and graduate degrees, earning a B.S. in Agricultural Economics in 1987 and a J.D. in 1989. Upon graduation, Mr. Tweedy returned to Southeast Missouri and began his legal career at Oliver, Oliver, Waltz & Cook, P.C., a firm that handled primarily insurance defense matters. After approximately four years with The Oliver Firm, Jim returned to his Stoddardd-County roots and opened the Tweedy Law Office in Bloomfield, Missouri.

Jim maintains a general civil practice, which includes juvenile, probate, estate planning, collection, business and domestic matters and a general criminal defense practice, which includes minor traffic matters in addition
to serious felony criminal charges.

Locally, Jim is an extremely active member of the community. He has served as the local District Representative to the Young Lawyers Council of The Missouri State Bar, President of the Stoddard County Bar Association, as well as President of the University of Missouri Agricultural Alumni Association. Jim also spent time as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Southeast Missouri Legal Services, Inc., a company providing free legal services to qualifying individuals, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Center for Family Resources, Inc. Currently, Jim is the Fund-Raising Chairman of the Stoddard County Children's Home, Inc.

While maintaining a tremendous reputation in Southeast Missouri, Jim has also been recognized at the state level. In May of 2008, Missouri Governor Matt Blunt appointed him to serve a four-year term as Vice Chairman for the Missouri Ethics Commission.

Jim is passionate about solving problems and has all the necessary tools to tackle any task throw his way. He is excited about the opportunity to earn your business, so when a legal issue has you turned in different directions, his office is the right place to help put you back on track.
Jim serves clients in the follow Southeast Missouri Counties: Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott, Stoddard and Wayne, as well as municipalities throughout these respective counties.
Education
  • University of Missouri
    Juris Doctorate , 1989

Brandon A. Cooper

Associate

Born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri - 1987

Education:
University of Missouri, BA.. in Communications; Minor in Political Science 2009
-FarmHouse Fraternity 2007-2009
-Greek Judicial Board Justice 2008
-Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity 2006-2009

Oklahoma City University School of Law, JD 2012
-Received certificate in Client Representation in Alternative Dispute Resolution based on curriculum adopted by the National Institute of Trial Attorneys(NITA).
-Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity 2009-2012
-Limited Licensed Legal Intern with the Oklahoma Supreme Court

Licensure and Memberships:
-Missouri Bar 2012
-United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri 2012
-United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Missouri 2013
-Stoddard County Bar Association
-Dexter, Missouri Chamber of Commerce

Brandon serves clients in the follow Southeast Missouri Counties: Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott, Stoddard and Wayne, as well as municipalities throughout these respective counties.

Brandon is also licensed to practice in the United States Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, as well as United States Bankruptcy Court located in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Education
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2012
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