Lewis A. Heaven , Jr. - Lathrop & Gage LLP
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Lewis A. Heaven , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Pete Heaven has represented the most prominent residential and commercial real estate developers in the Midwest area for over 25 years. He also serves as counsel to a number of regional contractors, handling contract negotiation, bidding and construction issues.

Pete served as City Attorney of the City of Merriam, Kansas, for 18 years, gaining invaluable insight into the role of government in land use. This blend of knowledge about real estate development and the intricacies of local government make Pete extremely effective in presenting proposals to cities and counties on behalf of clients for planning, zoning, platting, public incentives, tax abatement and private activity bonds.

University of KansasBA 1972University of Kansas School of LawJ.D. 1977
American College of Mortgage AttorneysAmerican College of Real Estate LawyersAmerican Bar AssociationJohnson County Bar AssociationKansas Bar AssociationJohnson County Airport CommissionShawnee Mission Rotary ClubSafehome, Inc.Transportation Lawyers Association

Office Location

Building 82, Suite 1000
10851 Mastin Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210-1669
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning of the Kansas City-KS Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Kansas City-KS Metro Area
Lewis A. Heaven, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!Lewis A. Heaven, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law (Land Use, Real Estate, Zoning)
Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Real Estate Law

Other Information

Gender: Male