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Brian Daniel Rogers

Mergers and acquisitions Attorney at Saint Louis, MO

5.0   4 reviews
  • State Years
    Illinois - IL 20 years
    Missouri - MO 20 years
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2004
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2003
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

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About Brian

Learn Brian’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Mergers and acquisitions
    Helping buyers and sellers of small businesses safely navigate the waters of one of the most important moments of their lives and assisting borrowers and lenders with SBA loan issues

    21 years

  2. Contracts and agreements

    21 years

  3. Limited liability company (LLC)

    21 years

Brian Rogers is an attorney with the soul of an entrepreneur. He understands that those building businesses do so as an extension of themselves. Their business is an investment not just of money but also their hearts. When it comes to his profession, Brian is first and foremost a highly qualified attorney recognized by colleagues and clients as an expert in his field. Added to that is Brian’s love of small business and his empathy for the entrepreneur. This combination of legal expertise, business knowledge, and caring makes Brian uniquely positioned to support small business creation and growth.

After years of providing effective legal services to numerous business clients as an attorney at various firms, Brian decided to pursue his own entrepreneurial dream and formed Blue Maven Law, LLC. This new firm is built on the standards he believes best support business development and growth. Importantly, these ideals represent Brian’s own persona in both his professional and personal life.

Brian is known as a qualified and effective attorney. He is active in a wide array of business activities and organizations and serves as committee chairman and board director for several of them.

Perhaps more important is how Brian is regarded as a person. Caring. Friendly. Intelligent. Likable. Humorous. Curious. Thorough. It is Brian’s genuine and authentic approach to life and those he meets which make him stand out as a person and an attorney.

Brian has his JD from the University of Missouri, where he served as managing editor of the Missouri Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Letters from the University of Oklahoma and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Brian is the former chair and the current vice chair of the Missouri Bar’s Business Law Committee and the chairman for the Small Business Week initiative in St. Louis having served as a member for years. He serves as secretary of Missouri Venture Forum, Inc. and Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri, Inc. and is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth. Brian lives in St. Louis with his wife, Andrea, and dogs, Jack and Sophie (and cat, Rocky).

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Blue Maven Law, LLC
2055 Walton Road
Saint Louis, MO, 63114


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  4 customer reviews
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Posted by anonymous | February 13, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Business start up
Brian did a great job setting up our LLC. He was knowledgeable and available and made the process as smooth as possible.
Posted by anonymous | June 8, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
LLC questions
I consulted with Brian on a matter concerning my small business. He was polite and engaged, and thoroughly answered my questions.
Posted by Gill | September 19, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Business Start-Up
Brian helped me launch both a nonprofit organization (where he consulted on several business issues) and a for-profit holding company (where he both consulted on strategy and did all the legal work to form the entity). He has also helped to evaluate numerous contracts and other business documents. He's intelligent, thorough, insightful and creative. I've always been a fan of attornies who will help you think through an issue from every angle before deciding how to proceed, and Brian is a great partner in that regard. And when it comes time to make a decision he knows the law and knows how to leverage it. Can't recommend him more.
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Posted by Tom | September 14, 2016
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| Consulted Attorney
*The* Contracts Guy
To me, Brian has always been *the* contract guru in our community. As an entrepreneur, I can say that Brian understands the wants and needs of entrepreneurs. Brian's significant insight into contract law can make any client feel confident that they are well-counseled and have tight contracts that do what they want them to do.


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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Blue Maven Law
  • 2014 - Present
  • Member
  • Evans & Dixon, LLC
  • 2010 - 2015
  • Associate
  • Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, L.C.
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Thompson Coburn
  • 2003 - 2007
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  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • University of Oklahoma
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991


  • Missouri Venture Forum
  • Secretary
  • 2015 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Missouri Bar
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri
  • President
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Missouri Bar, Business Law Committee
  • Chair
  • 2012 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Order of the Coif
  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • 2003
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Oklahoma
  • 1991
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Oklahoma
  • 1991
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  • Missouri Law Review
  • Author of "Application of Minority and Marketability Discounts in Appraisal Actions Under Missouri Revised Statutes Section 351.455: Swope v. Siegel Robert, Inc.," 67 Mo. Law Rev. 925 (2002)
  • 2002
  • Missouri Law Review
  • Managing Editor
  • 2002

Speaking Engagements

  • Business Law Boot Camp
  • Mergers and Acquisitions of Privately-Held Companies
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (4)
Endorse Brian
Business Attorney | Sep 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian is incredibly knowledgeable and dedicated to his clients. He even helped one of my clients with a legal issue! On top of being a very smart attorney, Brian is caring and likable. Potential clients would be lucky to have Brian as their advocate."
Mergers and acquisitions Attorney | Sep 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian is an incredibly hard working, highly competent and passionate attorney. I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer."
Mergers and acquisitions Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian is fantastic! Highly recommend."
Business Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I heartily endorse Brian Rogers. I've worked with him on many projects and he is an excellent business attorney, especially if you are buying or selling a business. You'll find Brian to be friendly, knowledgeable and affordable."
Mergers and acquisitions Attorney | Aug 01
Relationship: Family member
"Brian is an excellent attorney, very intelligent, cares a lot about his clients, and has a reputation as an expert at helping small business owners buy and sell businesses."

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Saint Louis Mergers and acquisitions Lawyer Brian Daniel Rogers
Brian Daniel Rogers
Mergers and acquisitions Attorney
Saint Louis, MO
Licensed for 20 years