Douglas County, Kansas Lawyers

Robert Samuel Bruer
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 24 years experience
(785) 371-1445 Bruer Law Firm, L.L.C.
1040 New Hampshire Street, No. 18
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Missouri - Columbia
Rob Bruer has been in practice in the Kansas City area for more than two decades, working on hundreds of cases in a wide range of matters. Rob has represented clients before the United States Court of Appeals and the state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri, as well in Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, and Nevada. He is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bar Associations, the Kansas Association for Justice, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. He has been recognized as AV-Rated, a Super Lawyer in...
Christopher Joseph
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 19 years experience
(785) 856-0143 5200 Bob Billings Pkwy, Ste. 201
Lawrence, KS 66049
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
University of Kansas
Mr. Joseph represents individuals and businesses during the investigation and prosecution of criminal charges in federal and state courts. He also represents businesses and individuals in complex civil litigation, primarily in federal court. He leads the firm’s criminal and civil asset forfeiture practice groups.

Mr. Joseph received his juris doctorate in 2000 from the University of Kansas School of Law. He was invited to membership in the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates with exceptional academic achievement. Mr. Joseph graduated summa cum laude from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in...
John Harper
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 13 years experience
(785) 354-8188 1031 Lakecrest Rd
Lawrence, KS 66049
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Washburn University School of Law
I have been helping individuals resolve difficult financial problems since 2001. While attending Washburn School of Law, I worked as a paralegal in the office of a bankruptcy attorney. For the last 12 years, I have been actively engaged in the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. I enjoy working with individuals and helping them get a fresh financial start. So I do that exclusively. I just don’t have much interest in representing large business entities. Although my office is located in Topeka, KS (where the U.S. Bankruptcy Court is located), I help individuals from throughout Northeast Kansas. If you...
Kristina S Crump
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 8 years experience
(785) 856-8720 840 Connecticut
Suite D
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Kansas School of Law
Kristina received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas. She received an MBA at Baker University and graduated from the Law School at the University of Kansas in 2009. Kristina has extensive experience working with people who have financial difficulties. Before practicing law, Kristina was a Case Management Director at ECKAN, a community action center dedicated to assisting people in need in East Central Kansas.

Kristina focuses exclusively on bankruptcy. She brings her non-profit experience to the table when helping her clients. Kristina is married with three children.
Nicholas David
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 5 years experience
(785) 380-7703 123 W. 8th St.
Ste. 204
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
University of Kansas School of Law
Nick David opened the David Law Office in 2014 to devote his legal career to fighting for people who need someone on their side.

As a criminal defense attorney, Nick has represented clients on serious felony charges as well as misdemeanors including murder, rape, aggravated robbery, aggravated battery, burglary, criminal possession of firearms, driving under the influence (DUI), domestic violence, as well as drug offenses. On any given day, you may find Nick defending his clients throughout criminal justice process from trying cases to a jury, negotiating pleas, and preparing briefs for the Court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court....
Scott C. Stockwell
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 35 years experience
(785) 842-1359 810 Pennsylvania ST
Suite 211
Lawrence, KS 66044-2772
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Kansas School of Law and Kansas State University
Scott C. Stockwell has a general practice of law with a focus in estate planning, probate, business law serving the Lawrence, Kansas and Douglas County, Kansas area as well as the surrounding counties of Jefferson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte, Johnson, Franklin, Osage, and Shawnee. Scott is a 1984 J.D. graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence, Kansas, a 2015 M.B.A. graduate of the W. P. Carey School of Business in Tempe, Arizona and a 1981 B.A. graduate of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.
Christopher Steffens
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 13 years experience
(800) 768-8036 1611 St Andrews Dr, Ste 33
Lawrence, KS 66047
Bankruptcy
Washburn University School of Law
Chris W. Steffens was born in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. He grew up on a ranch just outside Belle Plaine, Kansas. Chris graduated from The University of Kansas where he earned two Bachelors degrees in History and Economics. Upon graduating from the University of Kansas, Chris attended Washburn University School of Law, where he earned his J.D. in May 2005. Since becoming an attorney, he has practiced in criminal law, bankruptcy, business law and family law. Chris W. Steffens focuses exclusively on bankruptcy. He is a member of the Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council, Topeka Bar Association and Douglas County...
David J. Brown
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 29 years experience
(785) 842-0777 1040 New Hampshire
Suite 14
Lawrence, KS 66044
Appeals, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Albany Law School
Selected as Best Lawyer in Lawrence, Kansas three years in a row (2013, 2014, and 2015) by readers of the Lawrence Journal World.
Jerry Harper
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 45 years experience
(785) 354-8188 1516 Fountain Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Brussels, Belgium and University of Kansas School of Law
I was a drug dealer when I finished college (KU '65). I sold such exotic items as Bayer Aspirin, Dr. Lyon’s Tooth Powder and Milk of Magnesia. At one time or another I was in about every town in Kansas hawking my wares.

After that my wife and I published a small newspaper for six years in Wichita. I also served three terms in the Kansas Legislature. Ultimately, we both went back to school. I obtained a law degree (KU '74) and she a masters in journalism.

We spent a couple of years in Washington, D.C., returned to Lawrence in 1977,...
Kari Nelson
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 16 years experience
(785) 979-4985 1509 W 2nd Terrace
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Washburn University School of Law
I graduated Cum Laude from Washburn Law School in 2003. During law school, I participated in Law Journal, Moot Court, and Law Clinic. I set for and passed the Kansas bar in the summer of 2003 and then I took and passed the Missouri bar in 2004. Directly after law school, I had the honor of working directly with the late Judge Elliott of the Kansas Court of Appeals as a research attorney. I then worked briefly with a local attorney in Lawrence, prior to starting my own practice in November of 2005.
Mr. Tai J Vokins
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 11 years experience
(785) 842-6311 900 Massachusetts, Suite 200
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationConsumer, Foreclosure Defense, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Washburn University School of Law
Tai J. Vokins is one of the state's most aggressive and respected trial attorneys and legal counselors. An experienced trial lawyer, other attorneys often contact Tai to discuss a variety of legal issues. Because he is experienced, it isn't unusual to see Tai take a very complex case to trial. Nicknamed the "bulldog" by former Kansas Attorney General Steve Six, Tai never shrinks away from a challenge. While at the Kansas Attorney General's Office, Tai's case work led to returns of nearly $20 million to Kansas consumers. Tai was regularly assigned cases...
Christopher Coons
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 20 years experience
(888) 702-0220 840 Connecticut
Suite D
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Kansas School of Law
Chris Coons was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology at the University of Tennessee and later received a Masters Degree at the University of Memphis.

Chris moved to Lawrence in 1996 and graduated from The University of Kansas School of Law in 1999. He apprenticed himself to a bankruptcy attorney as an associate for several years and soon found his calling in Bankruptcy Law. He has been a partner and managing attorney at other firms and has personally filed over 3,000 consumer bankruptcy cases. Chris is married...
Stephen Jordan Ware
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 28 years experience
(785) 864-9209 1535 W 15th St
Green Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
Stephen Ware is a professor at the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence, Kansas. He is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and available to serve as an arbitrator and mediator. As an expert witness (consulting or testifying), Professor Ware works with a wide variety of lawyers around the US -- from sole practitioners representing individual consumers to large firms representing financial institutions and other businesses.

At KU Law, Steve Ware teaches and researches Contracts, Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Secured Transactions, and ADR (arbitration, mediation, and negotiation). He is the author of three books, 42 law review articles, and...
Daniel Covington
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 20 years experience
(785) 843-0450 842 Louisiana St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Kansas School of Law
Dan is active in estate planning and business planning, business and commercial law, real estate, and litigating civil matters. He has experience representing business clients ranging from banks to farms and dairies, and from cities to telephone companies and commercial toy and novelty distributors. He has counseled the purchase or sale of a variety of business interests including banks, craft stores, pharmacies, equipment supply, veterinary services, and surveying, as well as commercial and residential real estate.

Dan has been practicing law in Kansas since 1999, and is a partner in the firm. Dan works often advising business and corporate...
Sarah Snyder
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Douglas County, KS Attorney
(785) 215-6680 810 Pennsylvania
Lawrence, KS 66044
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Probate
Washburn University
John Kerns
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 18 years experience
(785) 856-2228 1201 Wakarusa Drive
Suite E, #224
Lawrence, KS 66049
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Washburn University School of Law
John W. Kerns has practiced criminal defense in Kansas for more than 16 years. John represents the accused in Kansas municipal, state and federal courts. Visit my website at www.criminaldefensekansas.com.
Michael Clarke
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 28 years experience
(785) 832-2181 1441 Wakarusa Drive
Suite 200
Lawrence, KS 66049
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Saint Louis University School of Law
Amy Durkin
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 25 years experience
(785) 542-1234 702 Main Street
P.O. Box 132
Eudora, KS 66025
Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
Baylor Law School
John C. Chappell
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 43 years experience
(785) 841-2110 932 Massachusetts St
P.O. Box 602
Lawrence, KS 66044
Energy
University of Kansas School of Law
Legal services pertaining to oil and gas leases, mineral rights, operating agreements, contracts and transactions, as well as general practice regarding business organization and real estate title matters.
Adra Burks
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 38 years experience
(785) 841-4269 638 Illinois St
Lawrence, KS 66044
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Kansas
I enjoy the opportunity to work with my clients and feel like I have provided not only a professional service for them, but also a personal service for them. I have both a business, tax and agricultural background.
Richard Frydman
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 32 years experience
(785) 843-4023 701 Tennessee St
Lawrence, KS 66044
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
University of Kansas
I have lived in Lawrence since 1969 and have practiced law since 1987. I specialize in DUI/OUI/DWI defense and also offer legal representation for most criminal and traffic matters. I offer a free consultation in all legal matters.
Carey Berger
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer
(785) 843-4447 4000 W. 6th Street
Suite B244
Lawrence, KS 66049
Business and Estate Planning
Casey Y Meek
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 9 years experience
(785) 856-0143 5200 Bob Billings Pkwy, Ste. 201
Lawrence, KS 66049
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Kansas School of Law
Mr. Meek’s practice is focused on the defense of individuals accused of crimes, with an emphasis on DUI and traffic crimes. Casey is a well known member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Douglas County Bar Association, and the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
Mr. Calvin J. Karlin
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 42 years experience
(785) 843-6600 1211 Massachusetts
Lawrence, KS 66044
Estate Planning
University of Kansas School of Law
Catherine Hess
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Douglas County, KS Attorney with 18 years experience
(785) 856-3881 832 Pennsylvania Street
Suite 1018
Lawrence, KS 66044
Divorce and Family
Scott Clinton Stockwell
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Douglas County, KS Attorney
(785) 842-1359 1311 Wakarusa DR
Suite 2100
Lawrence, KS 66049
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Erika Bessey
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer
(785) 554-2421 729 1/2 Massachusetts, Suite 214
Lawrence, KS 66044
Agricultural, Environmental, Estate Planning and Family
Washburn University School of Law
Jade Brown
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer
PO Box 442594
Lawrence, KS 66044
Entertainment & Sports
John Robert Hooge
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer
(785) 842-1138 2619 W. 6th Ste D
Lawrence, KS 66049
Bankruptcy
Erin Kennedy
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Douglas County, KS Lawyer with 17 years experience
(785) 218-3019 16 East 13th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Criminal Defense and Family
Rick Davis
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(816) 474-8181 4520 Main Street, Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64111
Business, Construction and Real Estate
Washburn University School of Law
Even as a teenager, Rick opened every newspaper to the real estate section first.

He’s still passionate about the industry today because he recognizes that real estate is at the core for most people and for every city. For many, a home is their largest and most significant investment. For others, real estate is one of the best ways to gain wealth through investing. Commercial developers help shape the environment we live in by attracting new businesses that strengthen local communities. Contractors renovate old, dated properties, restoring their value and improving neighborhoods.

Rick’s focus on and commitment to real estate makes him...
Kirk C.  Stange
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Shawnee County, KS Lawyer with 19 years experience
(855) 805-0595 800 SW Jackson Street, Suite 812
Topeka, KS 66612
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
If you are going through a divorce or family law matter, it can feel like your whole life is hanging in the balance. Not knowing what will happen to you or your family can can be overwhelming. To help clients with divorce and family law matters in their time of need, Stange Law Firm, PC has limited their practice to divorce and family law matters. For your convenience, we have offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma in places such as St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Wichita, Tulsa and beyond. We also respond to all phone...
Michael Duma
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Johnson County, KS Lawyer with 8 years experience
(913) 782-7072 303 E. Poplar Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Free ConsultationCannabis Law, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Washburn University School of Law
Michael C. Duma began his legal career as a criminal prosecutor in the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office. At his time there, he developed a skill for litigation and held an impressive conviction record. While a county prosecutor, Michael not only was successful in litigating criminal cases at the trial level, but also gained extensive experience in perfecting appeals in the Kansas Court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court. Since leaving the District Attorney's Office, Michael has developed a reputation as an aggressive lawyer who skillfully advocates for his clients. In addition to handling criminal matters, Michael handles all...
Paul Darrell Cramm
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Johnson County, KS Attorney with 19 years experience
(913) 322-3265 7450 West 130th Street
Suite #305
Overland Park, KS 66213
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
University of Kansas School of Law
Facing a criminal charge is ALWAYS a serious matter requiring serious defense. My Overland Park, Kansas, criminal defense practice takes every case seriously. As an experienced Johnson County Criminal Defense lawyer, I know that even a misdemeanor can have a devastating effect upon your life. In my practice, there is no such thing as a simple criminal matter.

From DUI and Drug Charges to Vehicular Homicide, Involuntary Manslaughter and Premeditated Murder, in Municipal, State or Federal Court, I provide defense of all criminal matters in Johnson County, Kansas, and the entire Kansas City Metro Area

When you are charged with a...
Ryan C. Fowler
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Jackson County, KS Attorney with 15 years experience
(816) 832-4688 2345 Grand Boulevard #750
Kansas City, KS 64108
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Kansas School of Law
Studying microbiology at Kansas State before becoming an attorney has given Ryan a unique perspective when approaching personal injury lawsuits. Especially in regard to medical malpractice cases, his experience allows him to understand the complex science behind the law. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another, contact his office today and set up a free consultation to discuss your claim.
Mr. Ronald W. Nelson
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Johnson County, KS Lawyer with 38 years experience
(913) 312-2500 7501 College Boulevard
Suite 105
Overland Park, KS 66210
Appeals, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Washburn University School of Law
Ronald W. Nelson is the principal of Ronald W Nelson PA, which has its offices in Lenexa, Kansas. He graduated from Kansas State University in 1978 (B.S. Political Science, minor in Biology) and from Washburn University School of Law in 1981 (J.D., with honors). He began practicing law in 1981 and has been practicing family law exclusively for over 25 years. Mr. Nelson is recognized throughout Kansas and the United States as an expert in family law. He regularly writes articles for regional and national legal publications and he frequently presents seminars on complex family law issues to lawyers' groups in...
Robert C. Gigstad
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Johnson County, KS Attorney with 9 years experience
(913) 735-9529 8000 Foster St.
Overland Park, KS 66204
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Washburn University School of Law
Overland Park Criminal Defense Attorney Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights Law enforcement and prosecutors in the Overland Park area are committed to reducing crime and in identifying and convicting those who are engaged in criminal activities. If you have been caught in the criminal justice system, you have real reasons to be nervous. Even an innocent individual can be convicted of a crime if they are not represented by a skilled criminal lawyer that knows how to fight back. If you have been charged with a crime it is absolutely critical that you contact a skilled Overland Park criminal defense attorney from...
Kelli Cooper
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Johnson County, KS Lawyer with 9 years experience
(913) 254-7600 142 N. Cherry St.
Olathe, KS 66061
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Kansas School of Law
I was born and raised in the Kansas City Metro area, and I have always been proud to claim this city as my home! After graduating from Blue Valley North High School in 2003, I attended Kansas State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in the fall of 2006. While at K-State, I was on the women’s collegiate rowing team, a member of a sorority, studied abroad, and was actively involved in animal rescue. I was a “summer-starter” at the University of Kansas School of Law in the summer of 2007....
Brian Leininger
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Johnson County, KS Attorney with 30 years experience
(913) 648-7070 6900 College Blvd.
Suite 525
Overland Park, KS 66211
Free ConsultationCannabis Law, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Traffic Tickets
Washburn University School of Law
Brian Leininger has been practicing DUI defense in Johnson County, Kansas and throughout Kansas since 2001. Prior to that he was the General Counsel for the Kansas Highway Patrol, Special Assistant Attorney General, and Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County. Brian is a certified practitioner of and instructor for the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. He is the only lawyer in Kansas to have completed the training to be a Drug Recognition Expert. In addition to typical DUI cases Brian handles drug DUIs and DUI-related batteries and homicides.
Matthew T. Kincaid
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Johnson County, KS Attorney with 7 years experience
(913) 735-7707 5251 W. 116th Place
Suite 200
Leawood, KS 66211
Business, Landlord Tenant, Real Estate and Trademarks
University of Kansas School of Law and University of Kansas School of Law
Matthew is a motivated and experienced attorney. He's a Kansas City metro area native and resident who is licensed to practice on both sides of the state line. He enjoys working with entrepreneurs as well as those who have an interest or a need in real estate. At his core, Matt is a cost-effective and creative problem solver.

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