Joel D. Brett is Director, Shareholder at Barklage, Brett, Wibbenmeyer & Hamill, Attorneys at Law, St. Charles, Missouri. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and admitted to the bar in 1983 in Missouri, Joel Brett is also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Missouri and 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Preparatory education, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (B.S., cum laude, 1976); Southern Illinois University (M.S., 1981); Legal education, Washington University, St. Louis (J.D., 1983). Past and Present Public Entity Association: Prosecuting Attorney, City of Cottleville, Missouri; Prosecuting Attorney and General Counsel, City of New Melle; General Counsel, Montgomery County Public Water Supply District #1; Contract Attorney, Missouri Public Entity Risk Management (MOPERM); Practice focus in construction litigation, business related litigation, civil rights, estate planning and business planning, probate, personal injury, and real estate law. Board Member: United Services. Professional Memberships: The Missouri Bar, St. Louis County Bar Association, St. Charles County Bar Association.