Advocates For Our Clients And Our Community

Looking Out For Our Community

At McGinness & Shaw, LLC, we have a vested interest in Platte City and the surrounding areas in Clay and Platte counties. We are one of the leading local firms for business, local government, real estate and estate planning and administration matters. Our firm has been serving this community since 1988, and our attorneys have been living and practicing here even longer, actively supporting the community and holding positions of leadership.

R. Michael McGinness

Robert H. Shaw

Experienced. Dedicated. Trusted.

With over 80 years of combined legal experience, our lawyers have a depth of knowledge you can count on. Our main areas of focus include:

  • Business law – Whether you are just starting your business or need guidance in growing or changing your business, we are here for you. We love to see our local businesses thrive.
  • Local government law – Many local government agencies and departments, and the citizens who deal with those agencies and departments, depend on our experience with issues such as zoning, condemnation, utilities and general governmental law matters.
  • Real estate and land use – Whether you need assistance with a real estate purchase, a zoning matter or condemnation, we have experience with a wide range of real estate and land use issues.
  • Estate planning and estate administration – When you need personal estate planning or assistance in administering the estate of a loved one, we can help you through the legal steps you will need to follow.

Our attorneys have each been here for the community for over 40 years, and we will be here for your needs as well.

Find Out How We Can Serve You

We are here to assist you with your next legal matter. Contact us to find out more. You may call our office at 816-858-2630.