Raytown, Missouri Business Lawyers

Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(816) 737-1555 4240 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64133
Business and Estate Planning
Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(816) 373-4444 5516 Manning Ave
Kansas City, MO 64133
Business, Criminal, Divorce and IP
Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(816) 737-3840 8801 E 63rd St
Kansas City, MO 64133
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
Brett T Burmeister
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Independence, MO Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(816) 373-5590 14701 E 42nd Street S
Independence, MO 64055
Business, Bankruptcy, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Brett Burmeister practices in civil litigation with a focus on serious personal injury and wrongful death matters. He also represents clients in business litigation, bankruptcy, and other practice areas. He is a licensed real estate broker and handles property transactions and disputes as well. At Burmeister Gilmore LLP, the law firm’s maxim is Clients Come First. It is a fundamental principle that Mr. Burmeister follows in every case. He is honored to help personal injury victims and wrongful death surviving family members recover and enjoys problem-solving with business clients.

From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Burmeister’s peers named him to the Super...
Rick Davis
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer
(816) 474-8181 4520 Main Street, Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64111
Business, Construction and Real Estate
Washburn University School of Law
Even as a teenager, Rick opened every newspaper to the real estate section first.

He’s still passionate about the industry today because he recognizes that real estate is at the core for most people and for every city. For many, a home is their largest and most significant investment. For others, real estate is one of the best ways to gain wealth through investing. Commercial developers help shape the environment we live in by attracting new businesses that strengthen local communities. Contractors renovate old, dated properties, restoring their value and improving neighborhoods.

Rick’s focus on and commitment to real estate makes him...
Mr. Remington B. Smith
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(855) 445-2529 1100 Main Street, Suite 2121
Kansas City, MO 64105
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri - Columbia
Mr. Smith is a trial attorney and zealous civil litigator practicing primarily in the areas of employment and disability discrimination, whistleblower litigation, governmental liability, catastrophic personal injury and property damage, wrongful death, tractor-trailer crash litigation, insurance defense, and business and commercial litigation. He aggressively defends the rights of clients in high-stakes litigation and decisively leverages cutting-edge trial technology in the courtroom to maximize understanding and persuasion while minimizing complexity. Mr. Smith is equally adept as a litigator outside of the courtroom. He is a prolific writer and has had notable success with summary judgment motions, complex motion...
Kristi Burmeister
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(816) 281-5404 4900 Main Street
Suite 160
Kansas City, MO 64112
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Defense and Products Liability
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
I helped form PEAK for the same reason I became an attorney, I like solving problems and I’m not afraid to take risks or think outside the proverbial “box.” I am very fortunate to be surrounded by other lawyers at PEAK who feel the same. If you are reading this, I hope it means we will be working together.

I graduated from UMKC law school with highest honors and was fortunate to be hired by Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in 2007, where I was promoted to Partner seven years later. As an attorney at Shook, I spent most...
Chris Mattix
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(816) 502-4739 4510 Belleview Ave, Suite 300
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64111
Business, Municipal, Securities and Tax
University of Kansas
Chris uses his unique background as a JD/CPA to assist White Goss clients leverage economic development incentives such as tax abatements, TIF, and tax credits in both Missouri and Kansas. He also has significant experience challenging property tax valuations and represents clients in zoning, permitting, and other land use matters.
Jonathan Davis
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(877) 637-3476 1000 Walnut St, Suite 1500
Kansas City, MO 64106
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Insurance Defense and Medical Malpractice
University of Kansas School of Law
Jon works closely with local, regional and national businesses on their comprehensive legal and risk management needs. He also represents his clients as an aggressive advocate after claims have been made. Jon has extensive experience representing both small and mid-size businesses, doctors, hospitals, dentists, oral surgeons, architects and engineers. Jon litigates a broad range of state and federal cases including medical and dental malpractice, wrongful death, design defect, fraud and misrepresentation. Prior to disputes, he works closely with his clients to manage risk. He has defended a broad spectrum of clients which includes prominent individuals, Fortune 500 companies, regional...
Peter Andreone
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(816) 291-4992 800 E. 101st Terrace
Suite 350
Kansas City, MO 64131
Business, Cannabis Law, Employment and Real Estate
Washburn University School of Law
Peter Andreone, Esq. is the owner and founder of Andreone Law. He has been practicing law in KC since 2008. After working for several other successful firms, Peter established Andreone Law in 2015 with a primary emphasis on business and transactional law, commercial litigation, and labor and employment law.

In 2018, Peter recognized that Missouri voters were likely to support Amendment 2 and thereby legalize medical marijuana statewide. To meet the needs of Missouri's cannabis business owners, Peter joined the Hoban Law Group in an "Of Counsel" capacity in October 2018. This move positioned...
Belinda L. Harrison
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(816) 759-0207 204 W. Linwood Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
American University Washington College of Law
We will partner with you to expertly guide you through this difficult and confusing time. We carefully listen to your concerns and offer creative solutions for your business and personal legal issues. When you join forces with us, you receive the advantage of our substantial legal experience, together with personal service that is second to none. In times of success and times of crisis, our lawyers are here to help you with all your family law, traffic, employment, business law and insurance coverage legal needs in the greater Kansas City area.
Brian Wallace
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(816) 249-2101 1501 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111
Free ConsultationKansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Business
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
As a former shareholder at an AmLaw 100 law firm, Brian Wallace has represented corporate clients exclusively for more than a decade. He co-founded Foster Wallace to apply his Big Law experience toward helping small and mid-size clients start and grow their businesses and protect their interests in a cost-effective manner.

Brian provides a full range of transactional and other corporate legal services to help clients, from startups and emerging technology companies to mature operating businesses. He is focused on establishing personal and meaningful relationships with business owners so that he may become a trusted member of their professional teams....
Jonah W. Lock
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(816) 561-1818 2345 Grand Blvd
Suite 2150
Kansas City, MO 64108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Bankruptcy lawyer Jonah Lock was born in the Kansas City area and was raised in Stanley, Kansas. After graduating from Blue Valley High School in 2000, he attended the University of Kansas where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in 2004. Afterward, he attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and obtained his law degree in 2007. During law school, Jonah had the privilege of clerking for the judges of the 29th Judicial District Court of Wyandotte County, Kansas. After law school, Jonah performed pro-bono volunteer attorney work for Kansas Legal Services. He then entered the private sector working...
Jason Michael Kueser
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Lee's Summit, MO Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(816) 374-5865 PO Box 612
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Jason M. Kueser has spent his legal career representing individuals, groups, and companies in litigation and arbitration. In addition, he has, and continues to represent clients in class action litigation. Jason possesses an excellent combination of business and legal knowledge and experience, which he utilizes for his clients’ advantage. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jason worked in the financial services industry for several years. Jason is a former Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative of a local broker/dealer and Registered Investment Advisor. During his tenure in the financial services industry, he developed his own client base and...
David R Lloyd
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(816) 588-6825 208 W. 19th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
University of Kansas School of Law
Leon Versfeld
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(816) 891-8600 4740 Grand Blvd
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64112
Free ConsultationBusiness and Immigration
Mr. Leon Versfeld serves as the United States Managing Partner of the Global Immigration Law Firm of Versfeld & Hugo, LLC. He represents a variety of small and Fortune Companies both nationally and internationally on the hiring of Foreign National Workers, Executives and Specialized Workers; and advises them on Labor Certifications, and all issues relating to Immigration Employment Compliance and hiring practices including I-9. Mr. Versfeld also represents a variety of athletes, scientists and artists with extra ordinary ability in helping them get green cards to the United States. He serves as the immigration counsel to...
Jonathan R. Whitehead
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Lees Summit, MO Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(816) 398-8305 229 SE Douglas
Suite 210
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Business
Harvard Law School
Christopher Bruce McKinney
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(816) 416-7021 900 Westport Road, 2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64111
Business, Estate Planning and Immigration
University of Missouri - Columbia
My firm is located in historic Westport in Kansas City, Missouri. I enjoy representing individuals and businesses with a variety of legal matters.
Emily Sullivan
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(816) 281-5404 4900 Main Street
Ste. 160
Kansas City, MO 64112
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Products Liability
University of Wisconsin Law School
A former partner with a large, national law firm, Emily founded PEAK Litigation, and previously Heritage Law, to provide estate planning and litigation services to her community. She is a skilled listener, a practical problem-solver, and works hard to provide her clients with top-notch legal service in a warm, friendly environment.

Brandon Kane
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(816) 229-2708 111 W. 10th St.
Suite 16
Kansas City, MO 64105
Business, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University of Kansas School of Law
Brandon Kane is the principal member of the Kane Law Office, LLC, located in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Kane is an award-winning lawyer with nearly 15 years of legal experience, including significant experience with all types of criminal law and corporate law.

Brandon obtained his Juris Doctorate at the University of Kansas School of Law, where he was an Editor on the Kansas Law Review, a top 10% graduate, a Graduate Teaching Assistant for several Business Law classes, and a National Moot Court winner. He also participated in various volunteer legal assistance and tax programs, and received numerous CALI...
Stephen Chase Higinbotham
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Lee's Summit, MO Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(816) 322-5297 200 NE Missouri Rd., Suite 200
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
University of Kansas School of Law
Mom and Pop shop. I handle Criminal and Traffic on the local, state and Federal level in Missouri and Kansas. Michelle handles Civil Litigation, Domestic matters, including Divorce, Child Custody, Modifications and Child Support. She also does some Probate and Worker's Compensation. This is my 32nd year of practicing law in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Our office is in Lee's Summit, MO.
Anthony Bonuchi
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KANSAS CITY, MO Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(816) 944-3232 601 Walnut
300
KANSAS CITY, MO 64106
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Consumer and Personal Injury
Bonuchi Law handles appeals for trial lawyers and their clients. Our cases usually involve business or contract disputes, fiduciary and professional liability, personal injury, employment, class and mass actions, and consumer protection. From time to time we serve as lead trial counsel, but appellate practice is our primary focus. We offer flexible fee structures for our clients, including by the hour, flat rates, and contingency fees, which means we only get paid if we're successful.
Robert F. Flynn
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(816) 283-3400 1150 Grand Blvd.
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64106-2303
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Kansas School of Law
Joshua Joe Langlois
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(816) 753-1000 900 W. 48th Place
Kansas City, MO 64112
Business and Construction
University of Kansas School of Law
Joshua practices in the area of general litigation. As a former collegiate athlete, he offers a unique skill set that allows him to provide his clients with high-quality, cost-effective representation. First, Joshua uses the perseverance and drive he learned on the field to fight relentlessly for every inch of ground on his clients’ behalf. He is an aggressive advocate, committed to zealously protecting his clients’ rights and interests. Second, Joshua understands the value of tireless preparation and attention to detail, which are just as crucial to success in the practice of law as they are in sports. He goes the...
Bradley D. McCormack
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(816) 561-1818 2345 Grand Blvd
Suite 2150
Kansas City, MO 64108
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Bradley D. McCormack was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. Brad went to Rockhurst University, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in 2000. Afterward, he attended Saint Louis University for law school and obtained his law degree in 2003 before returning to Kansas City. Brad started out working in the public sector, first for Legal Aid of Western Missouri and then for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. He then worked for NovaStar Financial, Inc., practicing corporate law. Brad joined The Sader Law Firm in 2007, where he currently focuses his practice on bankruptcy, commercial real estate and commercial litigation. Brad has...
Jean Maneke
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(816) 753-9000 4435 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64111
Business, Entertainment & Sports, Estate Planning and IP
Jean Maneke has been practicing media, publishing and entertainment law for more than 25 years. In addition to her work for individual clients, she serves as counsel to the Missouri Press Association.

Ms. Maneke has been “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a peer-review lawyer-rating organization for many years. The “AV” rating is the highest rating a lawyer can receive from this organization. She also has been recognized since 2006 as being among the Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of First Amendment Law and Litigation-First Amendment.

Formerly a journalist, she worked as a reporter for numerous newspapers and...
A. Alexander DeMasi
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(816) 678-0293 524 Walnut Street
Suite 220
Kansas City, MO 64106
Business, Construction, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Creighton University School of Law
Garrett Mark Hodes
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(816) 931-1718 900 Westport Road
2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64111
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Kansas School of Law
Stanley B Gillespie
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(816) 382-1382 8330 Ward Parkway
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64114-2045
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Practice Areas Corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships Mergers and acquisitions Trusts, estates and probate Estate planning Taxation, tax planning and tax controversies Real estate Agriculture Contracts Bar Admissions Missouri, 1984 Kansas, 1985 Tax Court U.S. District Court District of Kansas Western District of Missouri Education University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School (J.D. 1984) University of Missouri-Columbia (B.S.B.A. Accounting) Professional Affiliations The Missouri Bar Kansas Bar Association Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association American Bar Association Missouri Society...
Kirby L. Minor
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Lee's Summit, MO Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(816) 888-0632 3720 NE Troon Dr.
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and IP
Lee's Summit Divorce Attorney- Kirby graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School in 2004. Kirby is admitted in Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. Kirby has worked in the areas of family law as well as litigation involving complex insurance coverage issues, personal injury, and wrongful death cases. Kirby's practice focuses on family law, personal injury, criminal and traffic matters but he is also well versed in intellectual property law, employment law including Americans with Disabilities Act claims, business formation...
Ben Schmitt
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer
(816) 531-3100 117 West 20th Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64108
Business, Asbestos and Consumer
Kenner Schmitt Nygaard LLC serves families and individuals in the greater Kansas City area who have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. We are primarily a personal injury law firm, but also handle litigation involving nursing home neglect, dangerous products, medical malpractice, car accidents or any situation that leads to a dispute with an insurance company. If you or someone close to you has been injured in the Kansas City area due to a car, truck or SUV accident, the professionals at Kenner Schmitt Nygaard LLC can help. Call us today to speak with a qualified personal injury lawyer....
Phillip Stephen Lupton
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(816) 607-1405 P.O. Box 7061
Kansas City, MO 64113
Business, Communications, IP and Tax
Washington University School of Law
Michael S. Dodig
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Lee's Summit, MO Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(816) 554-1599 200 NE Missouri Road, Suite 200
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
Business, Construction, Education and Employment
University of Chicago
John C Fuchs
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(816) 421-4460 2323 Grand Boulevard
Suite 1000
Kansas City, MO 64108
Business, Agricultural, Entertainment & Sports and Health Care
University of Virginia School of Law
Matthew Joseph O'Connor
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(816) 842-1111 523 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64106
Business, Appeals, Criminal and DWI
The O'Connor Law Firm prides itself on delivering passionate, aggressive representation in the areas of Personal Injury and Criminal Defense and providing the highest level of client care.
Mark Aaron Reiter
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Independence, MO Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(816) 833-1000 1001 W Walnut
Independence, MO 64050
Business, Construction, IP and Real Estate
University of Missouri - Columbia
Derek Heath Potts
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(816) 931-2230 3034 Grand Ave
Kansas City, MO 64108
Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Elizabeth Souder
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(816) 983-8216 4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
Business
University of Kansas School of Law
Nicholas Porto
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Kansas City, MO Business Law Attorney
(816) 463-2311 1600 Baltimore Suite 200A
Kansas City, MO 64108
Business
I am a lifelong resident of Kansas City. I attended Rockhurst High School, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, where I served as Literary Editor of the Law Review. Upon my graduation from law school, I spent one year as a judicial law clerk in Jackson County, Missouri and then spent several years at a prominent Kansas City litigation firm. In 2011, I realized a lifelong dream and founded the Porto Law Firm. I am also an adjunct professor at a local community college where I teach tort and...
Zachary Robert Lund
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Lee's Summit, MO Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(816) 524-5926 1308 NE Windsor Dr.
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
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