General Information

Year founded: 1979
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Overview

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Founded in 1979, Carnahan Evans PC is a locally owned and operated law firm, noted for its commitment to providing superior client service to a diverse client base, including national and regional businesses, financial institutions, not for profit organizations and individual clients. The Firm is “A-V rated” by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating given by the publication.

The Firm’s attorneys practice in a wide variety of areas including business litigation, corporate and general business, environmental, employee benefits, estate planning, probate, trusts, banking and financial institutions, employment, marijuana, hemp, real estate, tax and wealth strategies. Practice in these areas results in a powerful synergy, providing proactive problem solving and superior service to our clients.

Celebrating over 40 years of service, the attorneys at Carnahan Evans have been recognized locally, regionally, and nationally by their peers. In addition, while the Firm prides itself on the integrity of the legal work performed, we are also deeply committed to service in civic and charitable activities, including serving on the boards of numerous civic and community organizations.

The Firm’s record of assisting small and large business is impeccable, and our position indisputable as a preeminent law firm. With these credentials, including seven attorneys who have their Master of Laws in Taxation, our clients are assured of receiving efficient, effective and innovative legal assistance.

Rankings

Carnahan Evans PC is metro ranked in 1 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Springfield-MO, MO
Tier 1 for Trusts and Estates

Rankings

Metro Rankings

Springfield-MO, MO
Tier 1 for Trusts and Estates

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Elder Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Hemp
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Marijuana
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utilities Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Management and Personnel

Executive Committee
Christiaan D. Horton
Executive Committee
Jay Preston

Contacts

Firm Administrator
Shelly Bivins
Executive Committee
Christiaan Horton
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