Sharp & Bredesen

Sharp & Bredesen

We are a full service family oriented law firm.

Firm Overview

We emphasize in divorce, child custody, child support, bankruptcy, personal injury litigation, and appellate advocacy. Our other services include traffic tickets, trusts, wills, and probate matters.

Main Office

Main Office
300 John Q. Hammons Parkway, Suite 104
Springfield MO 65806


(417) 881-0010


(417) 881-7593


Sharp & Bredesen will represent your Family legal matters.

Practice Areas
Child Custody
Child Support
Civil Appeals
Family Law
Personal Injury
Spousal Support

Karsten E. Bredesen

Sharp & Bredesen

ISLN: 908825712

Admitted: 1986, Missouri

Law School: University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D.

Member: Springfield Metropolitan and American Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar.

Biography: Phi Alpha Delta. Staff Member, 1984, Assistant Editor, 1985, The Urban Lawyer. Co-Author: "Recent Developments in Condemnation Law," The Urban Lawyer, Vol. 17, No .4, Fall 1985.

Born: Springfield, Missouri, June 11, 1960

Languages: English

Practice Areas:
-Child Support
-Step-Parent Adoptions
-Personal Bankruptcy
-Traffic Violations
-Juvenile Law
-Family Law


University of Missouri at Kansas City
Juris Doctorate,

James R. Sharp

Sharp & Bredesen

ISLN: 903814520
Managing Partner

Admitted:1988, Missouri and U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School: University of Missouri, J.D.

Member: Greene County Bar Association; The Missouri Bar.

Biography: Order of Barristers; Board of Advocates. Recipient, Breech School of Business Achievement Award, 1985. Author: "Presumptions," Missouri Sources of Proof, Missouri Bar 2001.

Born: Kellogg, Idaho, September 13, 1963

Languages: English

Cases: In Re Marriage of Crow and Gilmore, 103 SW3d 778 (Mo. banc 2003).

Practice Areas:
-Child Custody
-Grandparents Visitation Rights
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Civil Appeals
-Appellate Practice
-Family Law


University of Missouri
Juris Doctorate,