Kansas City, Mo. – May 28, 2019 – Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes is proud to announce that the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association/KCMBA honored Mike T. White with the 2019 Baron of the Boardroom award. The recognition was given at the organization’s annual Bench-Bar and Boardroom Conference on May 16 in Branson, Missouri.
The Baron of the Boardroom distinction is given by KCMBA to attorneys who have a substantial and distinguished career and whose business and corporate accomplishments and professional demeanor have resulted in consistent exemplary recognition by their peers. Mike White joins a limited number of attorneys to receive the honor since its inception. We congratulate Mike in receiving the esteemed recognition.
Several of the law firm’s attorneys joined Mike at the event including Chuck Rouse, Jim Bowers, Aaron March and Kim Spies.
About Mike White:
Mike has extensive experience and a comprehensive knowledge of land use law, including real estate development, economic incentives, tax increment financing, entitlements, zoning, and redevelopment. As a former Legislator and Jackson County Executive, Mike provides clients with a very clear perspective about the intricate workings of state and local governments. He is well known in city halls, county offices, state and federal government circles and recognized as one of Kansas City’s civic leaders. Mike is principally responsible for two landmark cases before the Missouri Supreme Court, establishing the constitutionality of the State’s Tax Increment Financing Act and the first case interpreting the tax lid “Hancock Amendment” of the Missouri Constitution. He is the author of Missouri Land Use Law and Missouri Economic Development Law, both published by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.