L. Dale Ward

L. Dale Ward

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With a real estate practice that includes zoning, leasing, purchases and sales, Dale has assisted a wide variety of clients including developers and owners of hotels, shopping centers, self storage facilities, distribution warehouses, health clubs, restaurants, office buildings, retail centers, casinos and manufacturing facilities.

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L. Dale Ward contact information

Phone: 316-631-3120
Fax: 316-630-8466

Email: dward@hinklaw.com
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Mr. Ward’s legal practice focuses primarily on business, financing and real estate transactions. As such, Dale has extensive experience involving asset and stock transactions, corporate mergers, reorganizations and consolidations. The industries in which Dale has helped perform business transactions include manufacturing (aerospace, foundry, tooling and oil field equipment), banks, professional sports, health clubs, water treatment & bottling, constructions, car dealerships, retail businesses and professional office practices. In addition to business transactions, Dale also offers legal advice regarding the formation of companies, franchise rights, employee matters, taxation and financing.

With a real estate practice that includes zoning, leasing, purchases and sales, Dale has assisted a wide variety of clients including developers and owners of hotels, shopping centers, self storage facilities, distribution warehouses, health clubs, restaurants, office buildings, retail centers, casinos and manufacturing facilities.

In collaboration with his business and real estate practices, Dale also offers advice on financing transactions, which have included construction loans, securitized loans, leasing, industrial revenue bonds, mezzanine financing and private offerings.

Dale joined Hinkle Law Firm LLC in 1990. He became a partner in the firm in 1996 and served as a Co-Managing Director for the firm from 2001 to 2007 and again in 2014 to 2015.

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Presentations
  • Dale is a frequent speaker on real estate and business topics.
publications
  • United States Supreme Court Launches Government Contractor Defense Into Orbit. Washburn Law Journal 28 (1988), 327.
significant cases

Representative Clients 

• C & C Development, L.L.C.
• Ruggles & Bohm, P.A.
• Vantage Point Properties, Inc.
• Wichita Water Conditioning, Inc.
• House of Schwan, Inc.
• Universal Motor Fuels, Inc
• Steven Enterprises, LLC
• RKS Ventures, Inc.
• BGC Developers, LLC
• SRB LLC
• Neill Enterprises, LLC

Affiliations, Activities & Honors
    • American Bar Association
    • Kansas Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Wichita Bar Association
    • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent since 1999
    • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2009-Present (Business/Real Estate)
    • Best Lawyers 2010-Present (Real Estate Law, Municipal Law, Land Use & Zoning Law)
    • Chambers USA 2012 – Present (Corporate/M&A, and Real Estate)
    • Eastminster Presbyterian Church member, 1993-present

Education 

  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1990, cum laude
    Washburn Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief, 1989-1990
    Washburn Law Journal, Board of Editors, 1989-1990
    Washburn Law Journal, Member, 1988-1990
  • University of Kansas, Master of Public Administration, 1979
  • Pittsburg State University, B.A., Political Science, 1977

Bar Admissions 

  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas