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Bar Admission

Missouri – 1978
Kansas – 1983



  • University of Kansas, J.D. – 1978
    • Kansas Law Review, Managing Editor
    • Order of the Coif
  • Kansas State University, B.S. – 1975
    • Business Administration
    • Recipient, Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award


Stan Woodworth’s 42 years of diverse legal experience proves invaluable in his practice in
the areas of closely held businesses, partnerships, limited liability companies, capital
formation, and real estate development.  Representing clients of all sizes, a major portion of
Mr. Woodworth’s practice has been devoted to limited liability companies and residential
real estate development and construction.  Through representation of sole proprietorships
to publicly held companies, Stan has gained expertise in negotiating and drafting operating
agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, private placement offerings
of debt and equity investments, business sales and acquisitions, and in advising residential
developers and home builders.
Prior to joining Woodworth Law Firm, LLC, Stan was a partner/shareholder in large Kansas
Citybased law firms for 36 years.


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
    • Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, Past President
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Businessmen’s Club
    • Board Member
    • Past President
  • Heartland Therapeutic Riding
    • Board Member and Past Chairman
  • Kansas State University
    • College of Business Administration, Executive Committee of Dean’s Business Advisory Council
  • Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City
    • Trustee on Political Action Committee


  • Named Best Lawyers’ Kansas City-Kansas Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in multiple years
  • Named Best Lawyers’ Kansas City-Kansas Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in multiple years
  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell


  • Co-Author, Limited Liability Companies chapter in Kansas Corporation Law & Practice Handbook, 5th, Kansas Bar Association, 2011
  • Co-Author, Limited Liability Companies Monolith, Kansas Bar Association, 2008
  • Author, Formation of a Partnership chapter in Missouri Practice – Methodology Practice – Transaction Guide, West Publishing Company, 1992

Representative Recent Transactions

  • Representation of multiple sellers of veterinary clients to venture capital firm
  • Representation of seller in asset sale of wholesale energy supply business to a public company
  • Representation of seller of commercial HVAC business to venture capital firm
  • Representation of seller in asset sale of medical information business to a public company
  • Representation of seller in asset sales of e-learning businesses to venture capital firms
  • Representation of developers of single family, townhome, and condominium subdivisions
  • Representation of developers of mixed-use projects
  • Preparation of risk management programs and contracts forms for
    approximately 75 home builders

Stanley N. Woodworth