Our Firm

renderingRouse Frets combines numerous highly focused practice groups to deliver legal services to its clients. The law firm works with clients in the Kansas City area, but also with clients regionally and nationwide. The attorneys in the law firm have the skills and experience to assist clients in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We pride ourselves in offering high quality legal services with personal attention to our clients. Whether you are an individual, a small business or large company, the attorneys at the law firm look forward to using our expertise to your advantage.

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The law firm’s attorneys have significant experience, skills and achievements in their respective practice groups and areas. Learn more about these attorney’s, please click here.

History: The law firm was formed in 1995. In 2017, the firm changed its name from Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes, LLC to Rouse Frets Gentile Rhodes, LLC. In addition, the law firm operates under the name Rouse Frets, and changed its email address from dfrglaw.com to rousefrets.com although the old email addresses continue to operate.

In 2015, the firm lost one of its founders and attorneys, Evan A. Douthit. Read a tribute to Evan. In 2016, the firm also lost one of its senior attorneys, Norman E. Gaar. Read a tribute to Norman.

Disclaimer: The choice of an attorney is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertising.  The website may describe results achieved by the law firm and its attorneys for clients on various matters; in reviewing those achievements, please remember that past results afford no guarantee of future results, and every case is different and must be judged on its own merits. In addition, while our attorneys practice in groups focusing upon subject areas, neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor The Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialty designations for attorneys licensed in Missouri.