Steven C. Krueger

Of Counsel

AV® pre-eminent peer review rated
by Martindale Hubbell

Phone 816-410-4600


Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Non-profit Organizations
Experience with SBG

Steve joined the firm in 2017.  He has experience in all phases of estate planning and administration, including litigation related to estate matters. He also has experience regarding business planning and corporate transaction matters, including the preparation of business succession agreements, employment related agreements and other employment matters, and he has extensive experience relating to real estate matters.  He also works extensively in forming nonprofit charitable organizations and obtaining tax-exempt status for those organizations.

Experience prior to SBG

Immediately after law school, Steve returned to Kansas City and joined the firm of Hoskins, King, McGannon, Hahn & Hurwitz, which was recognized for its expertise in the area of federal taxation. From the beginning Steve concentrated his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, general business and related tax matters. After 33 years practicing in downtown Kansas City with large firms, Steve moved his practice to Eastern Jackson County to found Steven C. Krueger Legal Services LLC.  In 2017 he closed his Lee’s Summit office to assume an of counsel position with Slagle, Bernard & Gorman, P.C. where he continues to serve his client’s legal needs.

Educational background

Steve obtained both a Bachelor of Arts (history) and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia. In law school he was a member of the Missouri Law Review and the Order of the Coif.

Special achievements, recognitions or accolades

Steve has been active in local civic affairs. In 1992, he was appointed by Governor John Ashcroft to serve as Chairman of the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners. As such he was responsible for the administration of elections for all of Jackson County outside of the City of Kansas City. In 1996, he was elected to the first of three terms on the Blue Springs City Council, serving as Mayor Pro Tem in 2004 and 2005. He was named as outstanding Civic Leader of the year by the Missouri Municipal League in 1995. From 2010 to 2017 he served on the Jackson County Merit Employment commission, as its Chairman from 2012 to 2017.


Steve is a member of the Missouri Bar.