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Turn to Our Kansas City Attorneys for Your Legal Needs

Gates Shields Ferguson Swall Hammond P.A. is a regional and dynamic firm that serves clients with personal attention, skill, empathy, and understanding in a wide range of legal matters. We are a full-service firm practicing in various areas of the law. Think of us as the only firm you will ever need to call when facing a legal challenge.

As a firm with vast experience and longevity, we have established ourselves as a force to be reckoned with both at the negotiating table and in the courtroom. We have served the Kansas City area for more than 40 years and look forward to offering our dedicated legal service for decades to come.

Discuss your case with our experienced Overland Park lawyers us during a free consultation in Kansas or Missouri. Call (800) 574-4428 now.

What Our Kansas City Lawyers Can Do for You

With modest Midwest roots, we deliver powerful counsel and reliable advocacy that yields results. We keep our clients’ best interests in mind every step of the way, never wavering from our commitment to their success.

Our services benefit businesses, families, governmental entities, and individuals alike. Our Overland Park attorneys handle a wide range of cases, from insurance subrogation, construction litigation, and civil claims to labor law violations, real estate transactions, and family law mediation.


Our Work Speaks For Itself
  • “Grant went above and beyond for our company when we were selling to another company. It was a very involved transaction. He was knowledgeable, communicative, expediate and great to work with. He ...”

    - Karen Bowers
  • “Angela and her assistant Lyndsey helped me navigate a really tough time by providing me the knowledge and encouragement I needed to claim my life back.”

  • “Larry: I’m so glad that I was able to retain you from a long distance “Florida” to do a follow up on my case. The case was complicated and required you to use an extreme amount of patience to resolve ...”

    - Gary Bryan
  • “My experience with Thomas Hammond was exceptional. Thomas represented me in an unfortunate divorce and he was more than professional and kind. This was the worst experience of my life and Thomas led ...”

    - Cathy
  • “Larry: I am so glad I have you all on my side. Thank you for continuing to work diligently on my case. Throughout the years of this process, I have always said that I just want to go about it honest ...”

    - David McCune

What Sets Our Kansas and Missouri Attorneys Apart

At Gates Shields, we recognize the value of a strong attorney-client relationship. We take the time to get to know our clients and to understand their unique interests and concerns.

No two legal matters are ever the same, so no two legal strategies should ever be the same. Our attorneys in Overland Park and Liberty take a fresh approach to every case, delivering truly personalized service to every client.

We form strong bonds internally, too. Our lawyers and staff work as one cohesive team, supporting each other so that we can better support you, our client.

Together, we draw upon our collective skill, knowledge, and resources for the benefit of our clients.

Gates Shields has handled legal matters on behalf of individuals and businesses in many jurisdictions and locations, including:

  • Courts: State and Federal Courts in Missouri and Kansas, and the United States Supreme Court
  • Kansas Counties: Jackson, Wyandotte, Miami, Leavenworth, Elk, Finney, Sedgwick, Butler, Cowley, Franklin, Coffey
  • Missouri Counties: Jackson, Platte, Clay, Caldwell, Ozark, Camden, St. Louis, Boone, Miller
  • Kansas Cities: Overland Park, Olathe, Lenexa, Kansas City, Iola, Garden City, Dodge City
  • Missouri Cities: Liberty, Platte City, Kansas City, Columbia, St. Louis, St. Charles, O’Fallon, Rolla, Lake St. Louis, Carthage, Excelsior Springs

To get started on your case today, call (800) 574-4428 or contact us online.

  • Experienced & Knowledgeable

    Not only does our team have over 260 years of combined legal experience, but we are always continuing to learn and staying current with developments in the law and the industries we serve.

  • Results Driven & Focused

    We carefully plan for each legal matter to develop a personalized strategy for achieving a great result. Careful planning is the first step in achieving great results, and your results are our first priority.

  • Client Focused & Personable

    We take our clients needs very seriously. We want our clients not only to feel like they have a trusted legal advisor but also that they are part of the strong Gates Shields family.

  • Empathic & Understanding

    We care about our clients. That is why we take the time to listen and communicate so we can truly understand your unique situation, make you feel comfortable with the process, and develop the best course of action.

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