Brent Houston represents individuals and small and medium-sized businesses in all phases of their business lives. His practice emphasizes a broad range of business and corporate law associated with the needs of growing and established businesses.

There are three primary phases to the life of a business: the organizational phase, the operational phase and the exit or succession phase. In the organizational phase, Brent counsels and assists the business in planning and organizing the business entity, structuring employment contracts, obtaining appropriate financing, acquiring operational assets and office space, and securing licenses, franchises and intellectual property rights.

In the operational phase, he assists the business in negotiating and drafting contracts with suppliers and customers, raising additional capital to expand the business, defending claims against the business, prosecuting claims of the business, and counseling the business about its legal rights and responsibilities.

In the exit or succession phase, Brent assists the business in preparing and exit or succession strategy and negotiating and drafting documents to implement the strategy.

Practice Areas

  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Contracts
  • Debt and Equity Financing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Financial and Tax Planning

Education and Bar Admissions

  • University of Kansas, B.S. (Business Admin.), 1992
  • Washburn School of Law, J.D., with Honors, 1996
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City, L.L.M. (Taxation), 1996
  • Colorado, 1996