Kimberley S. Spies

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Direct: 816.502.4787

Kim Spies concentrates her practice in public finance and municipal law where she has served in a full range of roles, including bond counsel, disclosure counsel and developer’s counsel. She has experience structuring, negotiating and preparing bond and offering documents for traditional and innovative municipal financings for education, airports, stadiums, health care, environmental, transportation and other public projects. She also handles real estate and economic development projects for governmental entities and developers including the use of special taxing districts and other public incentives such as tax increment financing, transportation development districts, community improvement districts and neighborhood improvement districts. Kim serves as program counsel to colleges on job training programs, to promote job creation and retention.

Kim also advises corporate clients on organization and governance, contractual agreements, corporate finance and commercial transactions. She advises small businesses in structuring and documenting a variety of business transactions.

She is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell.

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Legal Services

  • Public Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Transactions

Education

  • University of Missouri – Kansas City, B.B.A., M.A.
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society of Business and Administration
  • University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, J.D. (with distinction)
    • Order of the Bench and Robe Honor Society
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Articles Editor, The Urban Lawyer
    • Member, UMKC Law Review Staff

Bar Admissions

  • State of Missouri, 1983

Legal Associations & Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Women in Public Finance
  • Missouri Economic Development Finance Association
  • Highest attorney rating from Martindale-Hubbell (AV)
 

White Goss Client Experience

  • Briarcliff Development Company
  • Carlyle Van Lines, Inc.
  • CBS Outdoor, Inc.
  • Christie Development Associates LLC
  • City of Belton, Missouri
  • City of Chillicothe, Missouri
  • City of Gladstone, Missouri
  • City of Liberty, Missouri
  • Columbia Mall TDD
  • Commerce Bank, N.A.
  • CUNA Mutual Insurance Society
  • Development District Association, Inc.
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Freightquote.com, Inc.
  • Harley Davidson Motor Company
  • Heartland Apartment Association
  • Highwoods Properties
  • Home Builders Association
  • Hunt Midwest Enterprises, Inc.
  • Jackson County Sports Complex Authority
  • James Stowers III
  • Kansas City Life Insurance Company
  • Lamar Company
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • M D Management, Inc.
  • Master Realty Properties, Inc.
  • McBride & Son Homes Kansas City, LLC
  • Murphy-Hoffman Company
  • North American Savings Bank
  • Pinnacle Bank
  • Platte County Economic Development Council, Incorporated
  • Price Brothers Management Company
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • Tower Properties Company
  • Union Bank and Trust Company
  • Valley View State Bank
  • Village of Four Seasons, Missouri
  • Zona Rosa Development, LLC