3901 S. Providence Rd.
Suite D
Columbia, MO 65203
573-777-4488
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About Us


Benjamin Brammeier

Ben grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Ben earned his law degree from the University of Missouri.

Ross A. Bridges

Ross is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and Boone County Bar Association.  Ross is also a United States Marine Corps veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has spent his entire legal career defending Employers and Insurers in Missouri Workers’ Compensation.

Kelly M. Dundulis

Kelly grew up in West Plains, Missouri. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Political Science. Kelly earned her Juris Doctor degree at Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Jordan Hudspith

Jordan grew up in Tampa, Florida. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Legal Studies. Jordan then earned her Juris Doctor degree at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 2016.

Matthew W. Murphy

Matt is a former Administrative Law Judge with the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation and former General Counsel to the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.  Since 1998 Matt been closely intertwined with the Missouri Workers’ Compensation system.

Brooke Smith

Brooke grew up in the small town of Carthage Missouri. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Kansas in 2004. She has represented the interests of employers and insurance companies in Missouri Work Comp matters in the Southwest Missouri area for almost her entire career.

Jared P. Vessell

Jared is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and Boone County Bar Association. He has appeared in front of nearly every Missouri Workers’ Compensation Administrative Law Judge in the state of Missouri.  He has spent his entire legal career defending Employers and Insurers in Missouri Workers’ Compensation.

Our Firm

Founded by Jared Vessell, Ross Bridges, and Matthew Murphy, Vessell Bridges Murphy is a full-service, Missouri law firm. We have office locations in central Missouri located in the City of Columbia and Southwest Missouri located in the City of Springfield. We deliver comprehensive legal counsel to a wide range of employers, insurance companies, businesses and individuals in a variety of practice areas all across Missouri.

Our attorneys have a reputation for efficient yet affordable representation in various practice areas of the law. With our client’s budget in mind, we keep our overhead low by utilizing modern technology and staying focused on efficiencies. Our goal is to remain available to our clients through all forms of communication. Whether on the road, in court or at the office we strive to keep all lines of communication open to our clients. Vessell Bridges Murphy is eager to return your phone calls, emails and letters. Contact Jared, Ross or Matt to learn more.