Russell W. Cook (Springfield, Missouri)
Russell W. Cook (Springfield, Missouri)

Russell W. Cook

Licensed for 19 years

Practice Area: Business Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law 4 more areas of practice + 4 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Contact
417-233-0106

Russell W. Cook

417-233-0106

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Springfield, MO view address

Member at firm Lowther Johnson, Attorneys At Law, LLC

Serving Springfield, MO view address

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About Russell W. Cook

Russell W. Cook has a diverse law practice in the corporate, real estate and estate planning fields of law. With his LL.M. in taxation he is able to provide an advanced level of planning and extra value in service in all types of transactions. In his career, Mr. Cook has established numerous LLC's condominiums, sub-divisions, condotels, and timeshare regimes. He has been involved in multi-million dollar corporate acquisitions, mergers and loans with complex financing facilities and unique collateral arrangements. His experience includes large scale real estate developments compromising acquisition, financing, leasing, development of mixed-use projects, formation of condominiums, resorts and other regimes as wel...

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Russell W. Cook has a diverse law practice in the corporate, real estate and estate planning fields of law. With his LL.M. in taxation he is able to provide an advanced level of planning and extra value in service in all types of transactions. In his career, Mr. Cook has established numerous LLC's condominiums, sub-divisions, condotels, and timeshare regimes. He has been involved in multi-million dollar corporate acquisitions, mergers and loans with complex financing facilities and unique collateral arrangements. His experience includes large scale real estate developments compromising acquisition, financing, leasing, development of mixed-use projects, formation of condominiums, resorts and other regimes as well as the development of the sales, compliance and marketing programs for these projects. He has also established many small business organizations. Additionally, Mr. Cook's practice also emphasizes estate planning, tax planning, the formation of business organizations, partnership transactions and planning for the succession of closely held and family businesses from one generation to the facilities and transactions and every aspect of the acquisition and sale of large tracts of land including development, tax planning, formation of entities and establishing sales marketing plans as well as necessary registrations.

Mr. Cook has a Bachelor's Degree from Missouri State University in 1986, his law degree from the University of Arkansas in 1996 and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He is licensed to practice in Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas.

Outside his practice, Mr. Cook has been extensively involved with youth-related activities in his community, including coaching soccer, basketball and baseball teams. He currently is working with adults and youth in training them how to sing and play musical instruments.

Publications and Presentation

- Technology in real estate transactions, condominium of subdivision law, the ethical implications of the use of technology in real estate transactions and other real estate and limited liability matters.

- Plat and subdivision and tricks and traps.

- Using boat docks and slips as security for real estate loans.

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Areas of Law

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Real Estate
  • Banking Antitrust
  • Tax Planning

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  • 3.8/5.0 11 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    3.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    3.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    3.8/5.0
  • Communication

    3.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    3.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/22/16 in Tax Planning

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/21/16 in Real Estate

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Marketing Partner on 05/06/16 in Business Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/06/16 in Real Estate

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/04/12 in Condominium Development

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 05/16/16 in Real Estate

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 05/12/16 in Business Law

    Russell Cook is a very capable business contract lawyer who consistently demonstrates effective, practical lawyering skills. Read more

    Russell Cook is a very capable business contract lawyer who consistently demonstrates effective, practical lawyering skills.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/15/10 in Corporate Commercial Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.0/5.0

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  • 3.8/5.0 by a Partner on 05/16/16 in Tax Planning

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0

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  • 3.2/5.0 by a Principal on 05/06/16 in Real Estate

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      2.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      3.0/5.0

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1997, Missouri and Kansas
      1998, Arkansas
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Law School Attended
      University of Arkansas School of Law
      Class of 1996
      J.D.

      University of Missouri-Kansas City
      Class of 1997
      LL.M.
      Taxation
      University Attended
      Southwest Missouri State University
      Class of 1986
      B.S.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1963
      1963
      Associations & Memberships
      The Missouri Bar
      Arkansas Bar Association
      Kansas Bar Association.