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Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.
5250 W. 116th Place, Suite 400
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: (913) 387-1600
Email: swoodworth@rousepc.com
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Bar Admissions:

Missouri, 1978
Kansas, 1983


  • University of Kansas, J.D., 1978
    Kansas Law Review, Managing Editor
    Order of the Coif
  • Kansas State University, B.S., 1975
    magna cum laude
    Recipient, Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award


Stanley (Stan) Woodworth has 41 years of diverse legal experience, which proves invaluable in his practice in the areas of closely held businesses, partnerships, limited liability companies, capital formation, and residential real estate development. Through representation of sole proprietorships to publicly held companies, Stan has gained expertise in negotiating and drafting operating agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, private placement offerings of debt and equity investments, and in advising residential developers and home builders.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
    • Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, Past President
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Businessmen’s Club
    • Board member
    • Past President
  • Heartland Therapeutic Riding
    • Board member, and Past Chairman
  • Kansas State University
    • College of Business Administration, Executive Committee of Dean’s Business Advisory Council
  • University of Kansas School of Law
    • Past member of Board of Governors
  • Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City
    • Trustee of Political Action Committee


  • Ranked in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and Real Estate (Kansas)
  • Named Best Lawyers’ Kansas City-Kansas Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2013, 2016, 2018 and 2020
  • Named Best Lawyers’ Kansas City-Kansas Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2014 and 2020
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2007-2019
    • Corporate Law
    • Real Estate Law
  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Rated Martindale Hubbell


  • Co-Author, Limited Liability Companies chapter in Kansas Corporation Law & Practice Handbook, 5th ed., Kansas Bar Association, 2011
  • Co-Author, Limited Liability Companies Monolith, Kansas Bar Association, 2008
  • Formation of a Partnership chapter in Missouri Practice – Methodology Practice – Transaction Guide, West Publishing Company, 1992