In August, 1988, Platte City attorneys
R. Michael McGinness and Robert H. Shaw formed the law firm of McGinness
& Shaw, L.L.C. The firm has concentrated its efforts in the
areas of local government law, real estate law, business law, and
estate planning and probate law. The firm's clients include Platte
County, Missouri, the Platte County Regional Sewer District and
the Riverside-Quindaro Bend Levee District, along with several other
Platte County political subdivisions. In addition, the firm represents
business entities such as Wells Bank of Platte City and Martin Investments.
The firm has a long history of community
participation and leadership. The member attorneys have served on
the Platte County R-III School District Board of Education, the
Spelman Medical Foundation Board and the St. Luke's Northland Hospital
Board, among other community and charitable organizations.