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Kelly J. Clark
James J. Cramer
Michael J. Fischer
Jon W. Gilchrist
Thomas L. Griswold
Mark S. Gunnison
Bryanna Hanschu
Eric L. Hansen
Jacob A. Hecker
Chris W. Henry
John H. "Topper" Johntz, Jr.
Thomas K. Jones
Laurel R. Kupka
Jodde Olsen Lanning
Michael B. Lowe
David K. Martin
Stephen D. McGiffert
Steven L. Passer
Tyler Peters
Joseph Schmisseur
Christopher J. Sherman
Roger H. Templin

Stephen D. McGiffert


Stephen D. McGiffert is a principal in the firm, practicing in our Business Law Practice Group, with emphasis on business law matters affecting individuals, corporations and other business entities. Steve has significant experience in corporate and real estate law.

Steve has been engaged in the practice of law in the Kansas City area since 1975. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas in 1972 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. He attended the University of Kansas Law School and received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1975.

From 1978 to 1983, Steve served as corporate counsel to a large cooperative wholesale grocery company serving retail grocers in the central midwestern United States, during which time he gained extensive experience in the general legal affairs of business entities.

Steve is admitted to practice before the bars of the States of Kansas and Missouri and is admitted to the federal district court in both states. He is a member of the Johnson County, Kansas and American Bar Associations.

Practice Emphasis

Business Law
Real Estate


University of Kansas – B.S., Business Administration 1972; J.D. 1975

Bar Admission

Kansas – 1975
Missouri - 1987

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