Attorney Profiles
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George D. Blackwood Jr.


Practice Areas:
Banking Law; Probate Law; Estate Planning Law; International Law

Admitted: 1965, Missouri

Law School: University of Kansas, J.D., 1965

College: Baker University, B.A., 1961; Boston University, M.A., 1962.

Member: The Missouri Bar; Kansas City Metro Bar Association

President, North American Corridor Coalition (“NASCO”). Recipient, The Missouri Bar Pro Bono Award, 1988. Associate Editor, Kansas Law Review, 1965. Past-President of Legal Aid of Western Missouri, 1986-1988. Member, Board of Trustees, 1976-1990. Sixth District Councilman-at-Large, Kansas City, Missouri, 1991-1999. Mayor Pro Tem and Vice-Chairman, Finance Committee of the Kansas City, Missouri Council, 1995-1999. Member: Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, 1985-1991; Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, 1987-1999. Board of Directors, Kansas City Regional Council for Higher Education, 1991-1994; Board of Directors, 1997-1999, National League of Cities, Chairman, Board of Directors, Kansas City, Missouri Port Authority, 1988-1990. Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Convention and Visitors Bureau of Kansas City, 1995-1999.

Born: Chanute, Kansas, August 10, 1939.

  • Tax Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Non-Profit Law

    513 Cherry Street
    Kansas City, Missouri 64106-1217
    Telephone: (816) 474-6200
    Facsimile: (816) 474-1911

D. Paul Tyson, Jr.


Practice Areas: Business Law; Closely Held Corporations; Charitable Giving; Partnership Law; Estates; Taxation; Trusts and Estates Taxation; Trusts and Estates; Wills.

Admitted: 1974, Oklahoma; 1992, Missouri

Law School: University of Oklahoma(J.D., 1974) New York University (LL.M., Taxation, 1975).

College: University of Oklahoma (B.B.A., 1970, M.A., 1972)

Member: Oklahoma and American Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar.

Phi Delta Phi. Certified Public Accountant, Oklahoma, 1971, Missouri, 1987.

Born: Madill, Oklahoma, February 19, 1947.

Bernard F. Weinand


Bernard Weinand has primary responsibility for the litigation and real estate practices at Blackwood, Langworthy & Tyson, L.C. He has more than 35 years of experience representing clients in state and federal courts in Missouri and Kansas. He handles cases in all phases of litigation including trials, appeals, arbitration, and mediation.

Mr. Weinand received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas School of Business and his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. His practice areas include civil litigation, real estate litigation, real estate foreclosure, business and banking litigation, probate and trust litigation, appeals, and real estate and business transactions.

Mr. Weinand has been awarded the highest peer review rating for legal ability and ethics (AV) by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. He is currently a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Johnson County Bar Association.

Robert B. Langworthy

1918 - 2011