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Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.
4510 Belleview Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Direct: (816) 502-4742
Main: (816) 753-9200
Fax: (816) 753-9201

Email: nhefferren@rousepc.com

Bar & Court Admissions

Missouri, 2001


  • University of Illinois, College of Law, J.D. 1996, Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Kansas, B.G.S 1991.


Neal brings over 25 years of experience to his real estate development and economic incentives practice. With a focus on major redevelopment projects and transactional matters, he represents private and public entities in various aspects of commercial real estate, including land acquisition, financing, leasing negotiation, and land use approvals. He has served as lead or co-counsel on significant commercial projects, utilizing his expertise in economic incentives such as TIF, tax abatement, and Chapter 100 abatements and exemptions.

Prior to his current role he spent many years in the private real estate development space, including as the development director for a multi-family developer, gaining hands-on experience for the matters that come across his desk.

With his extensive experience in real estate development and legal practice, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success.

See what Economic Development Incentives, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Municipal & Public Finance, and Public Law projects Neal has helped complete on our Project Map.



  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Writers & Artists, Inc. (AWAI) Copywriting Certification & Web Copy Specialist
  • Operation Breakthrough, Advisory Council

PUBLICATIONS and Presentations

  • Associate Editor, Missouri Economic Development Law, and Missouri Land Use Law, Michael T. White, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Continuing Legal Education, 2002-2012
  • 25+ Articles and Case Studies on Real Estate Law and Financing


Neal is author of The Purse Tree, a children’s book