Paul B. Torline is the Chairman of the Real Estate Department at the Firm's Kansas City office. With more than 20 years' experience, Paul is involved in a wide variety of transactions encompassing virtually all aspects of real estate law, including sales, purchases, leasing, financing, developments, and broker representations. He represents buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, lenders and borrowers, developers, and brokers in various types of retail, office, industrial, residential, and mixed use real estate projects.

Paul has extensive experience in the acquisition and sale of all types of commercial properties, real estate financing, real estate brokerage licensing matters, and development issues relating to shopping centers, condominiums and single-family developments.

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Paul was also selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2013-2024. Paul is a Co-Chair of the Technology Committee for the Firm's Kansas City office.

Practice Areas


  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 1992)
    • Order of the Coif
  • Benedictine College (B.A., cum laude, 1987)
    • Math and Computer Science

Professional Affiliations

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association


  • Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar

Firm Committees

  • Co-Chair, Technology Committee (Kansas City office)