(573) 334-0555

Your Legal Advocate in Southeast Missouri

Your Legal Advocate in Southeast Missouri

About Us

We are lawyers who listen. 

Whether you’re dealing with a challenging divorce, had an unfortunate accident, or are trying to set up your new business, we will be your advocate. What does that mean?

Our goals are to:

  • Relieve some of the burden and stress
  • Explain and simplify complex rules
  • Develop a client-specific plan
  • Make sure you’re not being wrongfully held accountable
  • Ensure you are protected legally
  • Minimize the length of the process, as best we can

Our guiding philosophy is to be responsive to our clients from start to finish. Remember, you don’t have to figure it out alone. We take pride in being timely, remaining proactive, and listening. Call us at (573) 334-0555

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Years of Experience


Experienced Lawyers


States served


Years serving SEMO


We do it all.

We are a full-service law firm. Because of our attorneys’ wide range of skills, we’re able to help our clients with many different areas that require legal counsel. For many of our clients, we are their “one-stop shop.” For example, someone may come to our firm during a divorce but realize they need to create an estate plan. Our wide range of practice areas allow us to represent our clients fully, without the need for more lawyers.

Please see a more comprehensive list of our services, and if you have a legal problem that is not listed, contact us to find out how we can help.

I’m going through a divorce or have other family issues.

I’m an insurance claims adjustor.

I’m starting a new business or already have business.

I have to go through
probate court.

I need to create a will or trust to plan for my family’s future.

I’m a bank representative.

I need expert help with a real estate transaction.

I’ve been charged with a crime, such as a DUI.

“The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.”   — Abraham Lincoln

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Why choose Bradshaw, Steele, Cochrane,
Berens & Billmeyer?


At our firm, we offer our clients something different – a personable approach that you might associate with smaller law offices, but we also have the resources of a larger firm. One of our core tenets is to practice empathy. We understand that legal issues are stressful, so we make it a point to listen and be responsive. Read more about us.

Diverse Experience

Our size and history means you have experience and resources on your side. With 9 attorneys, our knowledge is diverse, we are experienced, and together we can help achieve your goals. Read more about our attorneys.

Invested in Legal Tools

The law is constantly changing, so it’s very important that we have access to the latest cases, statutes, regulations, and secondary sources. Our firm makes a considerable investment in the best research technology solutions. Our clients can feel confident that we are up to date and knowledgeable about current law.

From Southeastern Missouri

Our attorneys all have roots in Southeastern Missouri. Some come from the surrounding towns like Perryville, Scott City, Sikeston, Dexter, Jackson and Poplar Bluff, but we are all proud to be a part of the Cape Girardeau community.

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It is the variety of people, personalities and experience that make Bradshaw, Steele uniquely qualified to offer a range of services, both now and as we continue to grow.