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Matthew Gough

Professional Bio

Matthew S. Gough practices in the areas of land use, real estate, public finance, planning & zoning, construction law, corporate law, banking law, tax increment financing, state economic incentives, and 1031 exchanges. Mr. Gough is admitted to the Kansas and Missouri Bars.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Banking Law
  • Business Law
  • Public Finance
  • Land Use
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • State Economic Incentives
  • Tax Increment Financing
  • Eminent Domain
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


Law School:

  • University of Kansas (J.D., 2005)
  • Member, University of Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2004-05


  • University of Kansas (B.S., Business, 2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas Bar, 2005
  • Missouri Bar, 2006

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Douglas County Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association

Ratings & Reviews

Matthew S. Gough
Rated by Super Lawyers

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American College of Mortgage Attorneys
Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers 2023 badge

Martindale-Hubbell Rated
Fellow American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Publications and Presentations

  • Contributing author for Kansas Bar Association Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section newsletter (Spring 2015-Present)
  • Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning, CLE Presentation, Overland Park, Kansas, March 24, 2014
  • 2012 Kansas Tax Act, KLWN, Lawrence, Kansas, February 2013
  • Landlord-Tenant Law, CLE Presentation, Topeka, Kansas, June 2012
  • A Valuable New Development Resource: Kansas Enacts the Community Improvement District Act PDF, 79 J. Kan. Bar Ass’n., Feb. 2010, at 22-27
  • Land Use Controls and Zoning PDF, co-authored and published in KBA Handbook on Kansas Real Estate Practice & Procedure (5th ed. 2009)
  • Landlord-Tenant Law, co-authored and presented materials, 2006