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Over a five year period, eleven Rouse Frets White Goss Lawyers were selected by Best Lawyers in America® for “Lawyer of the Year” honors

By September 11, 2022October 10th, 2022Awards and Accomplishments

Kansas City, Mo. September 12, 2022:  From 2019 to 2022, eleven current lawyers of Rouse Frets White Goss were selected by Best Lawyers in America® for special recognition as Lawyer of the Year:

  1. Jerry Bales:  Construction law; Arbitration; Mediation
  2. Scott Beeler:  Litigation – Insurance law: Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
  3. Jim Bowers:   Land Use and Zoning Law
  4. Patricia Jensen:  Land Use and Zoning Law
  5. Aaron March:   Municipal Law
  6. William Moore:   Municipal Law
  7. Greg Musil:   Bet the Company Litigation
  8. Mary Jo Shaney:   Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
  9. Ken Snow:   Litigation – Construction
  10. Michael P. White:  Real Estate Law
  11. Michael T. White:   Litigation – Land Use and Zoning

In their careers, three have been selected twice for the honor:  Scott Beeler, Bill Moore and Greg Musil.  Two have been selected three times:   Jerry Bales and Jim Bowers.

Since first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become a notable guide to legal excellence, highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession.  Attorneys selected for the Best Lawyer list are divided by geographic region and practice areas and peer reviewed on their professional expertise.

As a special recognition, the Lawyer of the Year honor is given to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer group feedback for a specific practice and geographic location.  For each practice specialty and location, only one lawyer is recognized.

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