Attorney / William L. Hess


William L. Hess is a shareholder of the firm in the Kansas City office. Mr. Hess has focused his practice on public finance, representing issuers, underwriters, trustees, hospitals in virtually all types of issues, including general obligation bonds, tax anticipation notes, special revenue obligations and conduit revenue and lease financings of various types over the past 35 plus years. Notable engagements include City of Kansas City issues financing the Bartle Convention Center, the Kansas City Zoo and the City Market and many pooled and individual financings for Missouri school districts. Mr. Hess has served as bond counsel to the Kansas Development Finance Authority for various State of Kansas state agency financings to include the State Capitol Building restoration, the State Fairgrounds renovation and various state correctional facilities and mental hospitals among others. He has also served as counsel to the Missouri Securities Investment Program (MOSIP). Mr. Hess received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas in 1969 and his J.D. from the University of Kansas in 1973. Mr. Hess has been a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers since its inception and is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.


• B.S., University of Kansas, 1969
• J.D., University of Kansas, 1973


• K-12 Education
• Water, Sewer & Gas Utilities
• Infrastructure/Municipal Facilities


• Bond Counsel
• Tax Counsel


2405 Grand Boulevard
Suite 1100
Kansas City, Missouri 64108

(816) 221-1000 MAIN
(816) 221-1018 FAX


William (Bill) L. Hess
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(816) 218-7553 DIRECT
(816) 221-1018 FAX




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