More Than a Century of Dedicated and Knowledgeable Legal Advocacy

Established in 1895, Crouch, Spangler & Douglas, Attorneys at Law, has developed into a prominent and trusted legal institution known throughout Kansas City (Pleasant Hill, Garden City, Peculiar, Belton, Raymore and more) Missouri. Our service extends past Kansas City to surrounding areas such as Warrensburg, Butler, Clinton, and Independence.

Together, our respected lawyers offer our clients more than 100 years of legal experience effectively handling a wide range of simple and complex legal matters. The depth of knowledge and skills that we are able to provide our clients has set us apart from other Missouri law firms, ultimately helping our firm earn the reputation as a leader in the legal community.

Meet the Team:

Charles E. Weedman Jr.

Charles E. Weedman

Aaron L. Aurand

Aaron L. Aurand

Andrew Goffinet

Andrew Goffinet

A Team of Professional and Experienced Attorneys on Your Side

Our experienced lawyers at Crouch, Spangler & Douglas display the qualities of citizenship, leadership and civic participation that have exemplified our firm since its founding.

When you consult with Crouch, Spangler & Douglas, you can expect professional and personalized legal services that span many areas of the law, including estate planning and probate, personal injury, DWI defense, business and commercial law, tax law, and real estate law.

Our Firm's History


  • New Attorney

    Andrew Goffinet joined the firm.


  • Attorney Retire

    Elvin S. Douglas Jr. retired from the practice after more than 50 years of service.


  • Attorney Retire

    Robert Spangler retired from the firm after more than 50 years of service.


  • New Attorney

    Aaron Aurand joined the firm.


  • Attorney Retire

    Both Judge Crouch and LM Crouch had retired, but the firm retained the name of Crouch in respect for the historic contribution of the Crouch family to the legal history of Kansas City.


  • New Attorney

    Linda Sherman joined the firm.


  • New Attorney

    Charles E. Weedman Jr. joined the firm.


  • Firm Expansion

    Firm expanded by purchasing the adjoining Deacon Building.


  • Firm Expansion

    Acquired the bank building and expanded offices.

  • New Attorney

    James E. Thompson Jr. joined the firm.


  • New Partners

    Firm added Robert W. Spangler and Elvin S. Douglas Jr.


  • New Attorney

    Judge Crouch's son, Leslie M. (LM) Crouch Jr., joined his father in the Harrisonville practice after receiving his law degree at the University of Missouri in Columbia.


  • New Office Opening

    Mr. Crouch served as a probate judge for Cass County from 1902-1910, when he opening the Harrisonville law office.


  • Founded

    Leslie M. Crouch founded the firm upon graduation from Washington and Lee University.