- Business Formation
- Limited Liability Companies
- S-Corp Elections
- Operating Agreements
- Bylaws and Shareholder Agreements
- Management and Operations
- Employment Matters
- Equity Financing
- Promissory Notes
- Business Taxation
- Business Contracts
- Business Litigation
- Succession Planning
- Mergers and Acquisitions
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Trusted by Kansas City businesses for 75 years.
Business Law has been a core competence of our firm since its inception in 1946. Today we continue to provide comprehensive representation to a wide variety of businesses and their owners in the Kansas City area.
Whether you need help planning your business, addressing operational or employment issues, or completing a successful merger or buy-out, Van Osdol attorneys can help you and your business achieve proactive and cost-effective solutions.
The Van Osdol Advantage
Attorneys in our Business Law Group, like all Van Osdol attorneys, work as a team—applying their combined experiences, perspectives and skills to find creative solutions for you and your business. Each of our attorneys is committed to providing every client with personal, attentive service.
Van Osdol has been repeatedly recognized by SuperLawyers as the Top Medium Size Law Firm in the areas of business and transactional law.
With you every step of the way.
Thinking of starting a new business? Our attorneys can discuss the various formation options available to you and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Our firm has years of experience representing small to medium-sized businesses and we have the expertise you need to avoid costly problems downstream once your business is up and running.
For existing businesses, Van Osdol attorneys are ready to help draft contracts, solve personnel issues or address other day-to-day matters that may seem simple but, if handled improperly, can result in complex consequences.
Finally, Van Osdol is prepared to help you make decisions about the future of your business. Over the years, we’ve successfully handled business acquisitions, mergers and buy-outs for all types and sizes of Kansas City businesses.
Business can be very personal.
We understand the impact that business decisions can have on you and your family’s personal life. Our attorneys are leaders in the estate planning field and they are ready to provide you with comprehensive advice on the financial, tax and personal considerations of each business decision.
In addition to the “standard” business client, Van Osdol has earned a reputation for representing family-owned businesses and finding solutions for their unique needs in a timely and cost-effective manner. We have successfully helped many family-owned businesses transition ownership to younger generations while being mindful of the health of not only the business, but of the personal relationships involved as well.
Contact any of our business attorneys below to learn more about how we can help you.