Corey J. Mertes


Direct: 816.502.4702

Corey provides clients with legal counsel in the areas of real estate, public finance and business transactions. His experience includes working with developers and municipal agencies on complex real estate transactions, and with companies of all sizes on acquisitions and other corporate needs.

Corey drafts much of the documentation required for a successful purchase, sale or lease of real property.

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Legal Services

  • Real Estate
  • Public Finance
  • Business Transactions


  • University of Chicago, B.A.
  • University of Southern California, M.F.A.
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Missouri, 2006
  • State of Kansas, 2007

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court of Kansas

Legal Associations & Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Kansas Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • UMKC Review – Former Editor in Chief
  • Urban Lawyer – Former Research Editor

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
  •, 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