Born in Mexico, Missouri, May 15, 1945. Married Nancy MacFarland June 8, 1968. Father of three children: Russell, Michael and Tyler.

A Brief Biography

Brad, along with Dan Erdel, co-founded the Brett and Erdel Law Firm in April of 1976. He started his practice in Springfield, Missouri, at the law firm of Neale, Newman, Bradshaw and Freeman where he concentrated his practice in personal injury, workers compensation and criminal law.

Brad presently concentrates his practice in personal injury, workers compensation, general civil trial practice, wills, probate and trusts.

U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1973

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1973

8th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1975

Missouri Bar, 1973

University of Missouri School of Law- Columbia, Missouri, 1972, J.D.

University of Colorado- Boulder, Colorado, 1967, B.A.

Missouri Bar, 1974-Present, Member

Audrain County Bar Association- Past President

8th Regional Disciplinary Committee- Past Member

12th Judicial Circuit Bar Committee- Past Member

Martindale-Hubble AV Rating

Brett, Erdel, Owings & Tanzey, P.C., Mexico, Missouri


Bradford A. Brett, Sole Practitioner, Mexico, Missouri


Neale, Newman, Bradshaw and Freeman, Springfield, Missouri


United States Marine Corps, 1967-1970, 1st Lieutenant-Tank Platoon Commander

Taught Real Estate Law Class

Lecturer at Workers’ Compensation and Evidence Seminars

Mexico Rotary Club, past President

Missouri Veterans Home, past Vice-President

YMCA Board of Directors

Audrain County HIstorical Society Board of Directors

Director, Miriam Arnold Edmonston Foundation