stanley-woodworth

Admitted to Bar in
Missouri, 1978
Kansas, 1983

Quick Contact

Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes, LLC
5250 W. 116th Place, Suite 400
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: (913) 387-1600
Email: swoodworth@dfrglaw.com

Education

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

 Experience

Stanley N. Woodworth has 35 years of diverse legal experience which proves invaluable in his practice in the areas of closely held businesses, partnerships, limited liability companies, capital formation, and residential real estate development. Through representation of sole proprietorships to publicly held companies, Mr. Woodworth has gained expertise in negotiating and drafting operating agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, private placement offerings of debt and equity investments, and in advising residential developers and home builders.

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 Chairman
  • Kansas State University
    • College of Business Administration, Executive Committee of Dean’s Business Advisory Council
  • University of Kansas School of Law
    • Board of Governors
    • Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City

Distinctions

  • Ranked Band 1 in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate (Kansas)
  • Named Best Lawyers’ Kansas City-Kansas Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2013 and 2016
  • Named Best Lawyers’ Kansas City-Kansas Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2014
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2007-2016
    • Corporate Law
    • Real Estate Law
  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell

 Publications

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