Attorney Joseph G. Lauber established Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, for the purpose of serving local governmental entities of all types and sizes. Joe Lauber has dedicated his entire career to the representation of municipal clients— from his “big firm” experience as an attorney in the public law practice group during his time at Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP, to his focused practice of economic development law at Gilmore & Bell, P.C., to his general municipal experience at Williams & Campo, P.C.
Joe’s goal through Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, is to meld his previous experience together to provide a high-quality “big firm” work product, while providing the flexibility, personal responsiveness, and cost effectiveness of a small firm. Joe completely understands public entities’ needs to obtain the most effective representation possible while considering the fact that these services are compensated from a budget made up of public funds. As the Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, motto states: Joe Lauber is proud to serve those who serve others—and his sincere desire is to make that job easier and less stressful for the elected officials and administrative staffs of these entities.
Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, can provide general counsel (city attorney, village attorney, district attorney) services on an ongoing basis; or, on a project basis, Joe Lauber can provide special counsel services such as economic development counsel (TIF, CID, TDD, NID, Chapter 353 (Urban Redevelopment Corporations), MoDESA, Enhanced Enterprise Zones (EEZ)), annexation, land using planning and zoning law, public works contract review, and many other areas regularly encountered by governmental entities. Joe Lauber is well experienced in the everyday issues that arise for municipal entities such as drafting ordinances and code revisions; drafting, negotiation, review, and interpretation of contracts; interpretations of state law and court cases regarding the authority of the political subdivision to take actions and the proper form and procedure for taking actions; the applicability of the Missouri Sunshine Law or Kansas Open Records Act or Kansas Open Meetings Act; City Council or Board of Aldermen procedures for conducting meetings; questions of authority extent of authority to impose taxes and fees, the provision of utility services; rules and regulations regarding the construction of public works; and the application of general election laws. Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, can help your city (fourth class, third class, or constitutional charter), town, village, fire protection district, ambulance district, water and sewer district, or other governmental entity or political subdivision taxing jurisdiction in a wide variety of ways and provide your elected officials and administrative staff confidence and peace of mind in conducting your entity’s business.
Joseph G. Lauber is a licensed attorney in both Missouri and Kansas. From the Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, office in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Joe is just minutes away from your city hall or special taxing district offices in Jackson County, Cass County, Bates County, Johnson County, Henry County, Lafayette County, Ray County, Clay County, and Platte County in Missouri; and Johnson County, Miami County, Wyandotte County, Douglas County, and Franklin County in Kansas.