Yates, Mauck, Bohrer, Elliff & Fels, P.C., a four-attorney law firm, has provided legal services from its offices located in Springfield, Missouri, since July 4, 1971.


We practice civil law with emphasis on public finance and civil litigation. Our other areas of practice include business and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, health care, real estate law, taxation, estate planning, banking, creditors’ remedies and title insurance defense. Our public finance practice involves both state and local governments and taxable and tax-exempt issues, underwriters and credit enhancers. We also provide services in loan syndication. Our litigation practice includes employment law, alternative dispute resolution, workers compensation and appellate practice. We provide representation, thorough defense or prosecution of legal claims, and offer responsive advice with creative solutions. Our services are affordable and delivered with objectivity, empathy and timeliness. We strive constantly to communicate with our clients and to anticipate their specialized legal requirements, expanding our expertise to meet their needs. The highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and competence are the hallmarks of our practice.

Each attorney and staff member of our firm is valued for his/her skills and perspective, is challenged to achieve successful outcomes, and is both encouraged and supported toward intellectual, professional, and personal growth. We recognize and honor our responsibility to our clients, our profession and to the communities we serve.