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Gaylord G. Smith

Gaylord G. Smith

Senior Counsel
Kansas City
office: 816.983.8207
fax: 816.983.8080

Gaylord focuses his practice on lending, development and commercial leasing matters.

He is a frequent speaker on the topic of real estate finance and is the past author of the Kansas chapter of State-by-State Guide to Commercial Real Estate Leases.

Gaylord served as a Captain in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1981 and as a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1981 to 1983.



  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
      • Kansas Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 1983-1984
  • M.S., University of Southern California
  • B.A., Wichita State University


  • Missouri
  • Kansas

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar