Bryant Parker Joins Klenda Austerman Law Firm As Of Counsel
Klenda Austerman law firm has hired attorney Bryant Parker. Parker counsels private, not-for-profit and governmental clients throughout Wichita and Kansas City metropolitan areas in all aspects of land use development, real estate, economic development incentives, business entity formation and litigation. His areas of expertise include planning, zoning, the development process, city growth and economic development. Parker has years of experience implementing public/private development partnerships and working with clients to enhance project profitability through economic development financing and incentive programs.
“There are not a lot of legal practitioners who specialize in or have extensive practice in land use, both from the government and private landowner aspects,” says Robert Kaplan, attorney at Klenda Austerman. “Bryant Parker is academically very strong and has an incredible amount of experience on the accounting and tax side of economic development. He will fill a void in Wichita and add depth to the zoning practice Klenda Austerman has already established.”
Today, Bryant’s prowess helps private clients and developers obtain public/private economic development financing, incentives and partnerships, ultimately enhancing a project’s profitability. When a client comes to Bryant with a proposed development/redevelopment opportunity, he seeks first to understand the client’s short and long-term vision.
“The work Bryant does is very subjective work. It takes someone with great integrity, determination and steadfastness to stay the course and be an advocate for your clients. Bryant excels in all these areas,” adds Kaplan.
Through his expertise in the land use area, Bryant has gained credibility and trust with elected officials, their staffs and departmental staffs throughout Kansas. These relationships help him promote his client’s projects while ensuring compliance with applicable processes and regulations.
Parker earned his S.J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law, his LL.M. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and his J.D. from Washburn University School of Law. He is a frequent speaker on real estate development topics and is active in the American Bar Association and the Salvation Army.