Stange Law Firm, PC

Stange Law Firm, PC

Stange Law Firm, PC: Here to Help You Rebuild Your Life. Areas of representation: Divorce, family law, child custody, child support, adoption and other domestic relations matters.

Firm Overview

Stange Law Firm PC has quickly expanded to include multiple offices throughout the Midwest in cities such as St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Wichita, Oklahoma City, Tulsa and beyond. The firm focuses on family law in the areas of divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, father's rights and other domestic relations matters.

Attorneys at the firm have been in Missouri and Kansas and Illinois Super Lawyers magazine. Notably, Kirk Stange was named to the list of Super Lawyers by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine from 2015 to present.

Attorneys at the firm have also received awards from organizations such as the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, the National Trial Lawyers, Lead Counsel, the American Society of Legal Advocates and AVVO.

Stange Law Firm, PC takes pride in being accessible, including giving their personal cell phone numbers of its attorneys and provides an online system where clients can view their files. A free mobile application for Apple, Android and Kindle titled Divorce Headquarters is also something Stange Law Firm, PC offers.

Mr. Stange wrote a chapter in a book titled "Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds)" through Thomson Reuters/Aspatore Publishing. He also has a full-length book through the same publisher titled "Prenuptial Agreements, Line by Line." In 2015, he wrote a chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) titled: "Strategies for Family Law in Illinois." Mr. Stange is on the advisory council for Kids Rock Cancer.

Attorneys at the firm have also presented at CLE seminars for other attorneys, including through National Business Institute, the Missouri Bar, myLawCLE and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Kirk Stange has even presented at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference.

Stange Law Firm: Here to Help You Rebuild Your Life

(The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. Kirk Stange is responsible for the content. Principal place of business 120 South Central Ave, Suite 450, Clayton, MO 63105.)

Main Office

Main Office
120 South Central Ave.
Suite 450
St. Louis MO 63105

Phone

(855) 805-0595

Fax

(314) 963-9191

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

NO

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

NO

Hourly Rates

Varies based on attorney

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm

Office Manager

Rebecca Terry (Office Administrator)

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Other Offices

St. Charles Office
2268 Bluestone Drive
St. Charles

Jefferson County (Arnold) Office
16 Municipal Drive
Arnold

Franklin County (Union) Office
5 South Oak Street
Union

West St. Louis County Office
16024 Manchester Road
Ellisville

St. Louis City Office (by appointment only)
100 S. 4th Street
St. Louis

St. Clair County (Belleville) Office
115 Lincoln Place Court
Belleville

Madison County (Maryville) Office
25 Professional Park Drive
Maryville

Lincoln County (Troy) Office
20 Centerline Drive
Troy

Monroe County (Waterloo-by appointment) Office
116 W. Mill Street
Waterloo

Sangamon County (Springfield), Illinois
400 S. 9th Street
Springfield

Boone County (Columbia) Office
1506 Chapel Hills Road
Columbia

Jackson County (Lee's Summit) Office
256 NE Tudor Road
Lee's Summit

Jackson County (Kansas City-by appointment only) Office:
2300 Main Street
Kansas City

Johnson County (Overland Park, KS) Office
7300 West 110th Street
Overland Park

Greene County (Springfield, Missouri) Office
901 E. St. Louis
Springfield

Sedgwick County (Wichita), Kansas
2024 North Woodlawn Street
Wichita

McLean County (Bloomington), Illinois Office
1012 Ekstam Drive
Bloomington

Tulsa County (Tulsa) Office
6660 S. Sheridan Road Suite 240
Tulsa

Oklahoma County (Oklahoma City) Office
2601 NW Expressway, Suite 411 W
Oklahoma City

Shawnee County (Topeka) Office
800 SW Jackson Street
Topeka

Divorce

DISCLAIMER: Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri/Illinois nor The Missouri/Illinois Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations. Thus, we do NOT and CANNOT claim to specialize in any particular area of law.

Stange Law Firm, PC is dedicated to the practice of family law. We handle only practice divorce and family law. We represent clients in all types of divorces, including:

Uncontested Divorce: Uncontested divorces happen when both spouses both want to be divorced and when they agree on all the decisions that divorcing couples often have to make. In an uncontested divorce, parties have to agree on issues of child custody and visitation, child support, division of property and debt, as well as attorneys fees.

Contested Divorce: Sometimes, one spouse wants a divorce, while the other wants to stay married. Additionally, even when both parties want a divorce, the parties can often fight over the terms of their divorces on issues like child custody and visitation, spousal support, child support or property division. In such situations, the couples often go before the court to hear a final decision on the issues they were not able to negotiate themselves.

Collaborative Divorce: We represent clients seeking creative solutions to their divorce matter through collaborative law.

Mediated Divorce: We have mediators who can help you mediate your divorce.

At Stange Law Firm, PC, clients can schedule an initial consultation. To schedule a consultation at any of our convenient locations in Missouri, Illinois or Kansas, call us at:

Saint Louis County (Clayton), MO: 314-963-4700

West County (Ellisville), MO: 636-200-6400

Jefferson County (Arnold), MO: 636-296-3060

St. Charles County (St. Charles), MO: 636-940-5900

Franklin County (Union), MO: 636-388-0700

Lincoln County (Troy), MO: 636-487-0088

Boone County (Columbia), MO: 573-303-0595

Jackson County (Lee's Summit), MO: 816-875-4505

Greene County (Springfield), MO: 417-797-7887

Jackson County (Kansas City, by appointment only), MO: 816-288-4530

Saint Louis City, MO (by appointment only): 314-499-8340

St. Clair County (Belleville), IL: 618-310-3711

Madison County (Maryville), IL: 618-307-7100

Sangamon County (Springfield), IL: 217-717-8605

McLean County (Bloomington), IL: 309-807-4915

Monroe County (Waterloo, by appointment only), IL: 618-208-0587

Johnson County (Overland Park), KS: 913-221-0332

Sedgwick County (Wichita), KS: 316-202-2041

Shawnee County (Topeka), KS: 785-380-2382

Tulsa County (Tulsa), OK: 918-723-2008

Family

DISCLAIMER: Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri/Illinois nor The Missouri/Illinois Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations. Thus, we do NOT and CANNOT claim to specialize in any particular area of law.

Stange Law Firm, PC is dedicated to the practice of family law. We handle only family law and divorce related matters.

Some of the family law cases we represent clients in are as follows:

Divorce - Where parties wish to dissolve their marriage, we can help. We represent clients in contested, uncontested, mediated and collaborative divorce matters.

Legal Separation - Where parties are separating, but the marriage is not irretrievably broken.

Paternity - Custody and support cases dealing with unmarried parents.

Adoptions - We represent clients in agency and step-parent adoptions.

Prenuptial Agreements - Often, parties need to make important decisions prior to marriage about how matters would be addressed if the marriage later ends in divorce.

Guardianships - In some cases, parties may need to seek guardianship over a minor child or adult who is unable to make decisions for themselves.

Contempt - Where a party fails to abide by a family court judgment or order.

Orders of Protection - Where parties need protection from another individual because of physical abuse, threats of physical abuse, stalking or harassment. We can help parties with adult orders of protection and child orders of protection.

Juvenile Matters - We can help parties with cases involving juvenile law.

At Stange Law Firm, PC, we offer potential clients a half-hour consultation. To schedule a confidential, half-hour consultation at any of our convenient locations in St. Louis County, West St. Louis County (Ellsiville), St. Charles County, Jefferson County (Arnold), Franklin County (Union), Lincoln County (Troy), Boone County (Columbia), Jackson County (Lee's Summit), Jackson County (Kansas City - by appointment only) and St. Louis City (by appointment only), Missouri, or St. Clair County (Belleville), Madison County (Edwardsville), Sangamon County (Springfield) and Monroe County (Waterloo-by appointment only), Illinois, call us at:

Saint Louis County (Clayton), MO: 314-963-4700

West County (Ellisville), MO: 636-200-6400

Jefferson County (Arnold), MO: 636-296-3060

St. Charles County (St. Charles), MO: 636-940-5900

Franklin County (Union), MO: 636-388-0700

Lincoln County (Troy), MO: 636-487-0088

Boone County (Columbia), MO: 573-303-0595

Jackson County (Lee's Summit), MO: 816-875-4505

Greene County (Springfield), MO: 417-797-7887

Jackson County (Kansas City, by appointment only), MO: 816-288-4530

Saint Louis City, MO (by appointment only): 314-499-8340

St. Clair County (Belleville), IL: 618-310-3711

Madison County (Maryville), IL: 618-307-7100

Sangamon County (Springfield), IL: 217-717-8605

McLean County (Bloomington), IL: 309-807-4915

Monroe County (Waterloo, by appointment only), IL: 618-208-0587

Johnson County (Overland Park), KS: 913-221-0332

Sedgwick County (Wichita), KS: 316-202-2041

Shawnee County (Topeka), KS: 785-380-2382

Tulsa County (Tulsa), OK: 918-723-2008

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Stange Law Firm, PC was founded by two domestic litigation attorneys, Kirk C. Stange, Esq. and Paola Arzu Stange, Esq., and is dedicated exclusively to the practice of family law and to preserving the integrity of fractured families.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Stange Law Firm's hard work and successful outcomes for clients has helped them achieve a great deal of recognition, including three attorneys from Stange Law Firm, PC being selected as Super Lawyer Rising Stars in 2015 by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, including Paola Stange, John Kershman. Kirk Stange was selected as a Super Lawyer by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer in 2015 and 2016. Additionally, Jillian Wood was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2015 to 2017 by Illinois Super Lawyers.

Mr. Stange has authored a chapter in a book through Aspatore Publishing titled: Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds). In 2014 he published a full-length book through Aspatore Publishing titled: Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line. In 2015, Mr. Stange wrote a chapter in a book in 2015 through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) titled: "Strategies for Family Law in Illinois."

Ms. Stange was selected by St. Louis County Judges in 2011 as one of five to win the Volunteer Domestic Violence Guardian ad Litem Award. She served on the St. Louis County Circuit Court Rules Committee, in 2010, where new local court rules in family law cases were adopted. Ms. Stange has been a commentator for CLE Seminars through the Missouri Bar.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Stange Law Firm, PC exclusively practices family law, which distinguishes the firm from many others. The firm also also makes accessibility key by returning all phone calls and e-mails left before 5 pm the same day and providing the personal cell phone number of attorneys.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

At Stange Law Firm, PC, we believe in providing excellent family law representation to help clients achieve the best possible results. In some cases, the parties might be able to obtain this through an amicable settlement via negotiation or through mediation or collaborative law. In other cases, litigation is necessary for a positive outcome. At Stange Law Firm, PC, we can assist clients no matter what means are necessary to obtain a positive outcome. The firm has litigators who can take a case to trial if necessary. And the firm excels in negotiated settlements, including those which are obtained using alternative dispute resolution.

Kirk Stange

Stange Law Firm, PC

Kirk C. Stange, Esq. is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC. He is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas (inactive) and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Mr. Stange received his JD from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Mr. Stange is a trained mediator, collaborative law attorney and guardian ad litem. He has years of family law litigation experience. Mr. Stange was chosen as a Super Lawyer Rising Star through Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2014 as one of the top up-and-coming lawyers in the State of Missouri. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state receive this honor each. In 2015 and 2016, he was named a Super Lawyer by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer.

Mr. Stange has also received numerous awards from organizations such as: National Trial Lawyers, Lead Counsel, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, The American Society of Legal Advocates, AVVO and many more.

Mr. Stange has been a mentor through the Missouri Bar Mentoring Program. He is a frequent lecturer at CLE seminars for other attorneys and legal professionals on family law topics through National Business Institute and the Missouri Bar.

Mr. Stange wrote a chapter in a book through Aspatore Publishing titled: Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds). Mr. Stange also published a full-length book through Aspatore Published in 2014 titled: Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line. In 2015, he wrote a chapter in a book in 2015 through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) titled: Strategies for Family Law in Illinois.

Mr. Stange is on the Advisory Council for Kids Rock Cancer, is a member of The Journey and has served as an officer in Clayton-Ladue Rotary.

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License

Bar Number: 49732
Missouri, 2000

Bar Number: 6304529
Illinois, 2011

Bar Number: 23422
Kansas, 2008

Education

Fontbonne University
B.A., 1997

University of Missouri-Columbia
J.D., 2000

Paola Stange

Stange Law Firm, PC

Paola Arzu Stange, Esq. is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC. She is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Missouri.

Ms. Stange received her B.S. in Biology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Stange also obtained her Juris Doctorate at Emory University School of Law. Since graduation, she has practiced family law exclusively.

Ms. Stange is a trained Collaborative Family Law Attorney, Mediator and Guardian Ad Litem. Ms. Stange was one of several selected by St. Louis County Circuit Court Judges in 2011 to receive the Outstanding Volunteer Domestic Violence Guardian ad Litem Award.

Ms. Stange was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star through Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers from 2013 until 2016. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. She has also received awards from organizations including: Lead Counsel, AVVO, National Trial Lawyers, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and many more.

Ms. Stange is fluent in English and Spanish and regularly assists clients who need a Spanish-speaking attorney.

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Education

Emory University
B.S. in Biology,

Emory University School of Law
JD, 2005

Jillian Wood

Stange Law Firm, PC

Jillian A. Wood is the Managing Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC. She is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Missouri. Ms. Wood is also a trained mediator and collaborative law attorney.

Ms. Wood obtained her B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science from Saint Louis University where she attended the University as a Presidential Scholar. She later returned to the University and received her Juris Doctorate and Masters in Public Health.

Ms. Wood was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for Family Law in 2015 and 2016 by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. She is also Lead Counsel Rated for Divorce and Family Law.

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License

Bar Number: 6307350
Illinois, 2011

Bar Number: 61397
Missouri, 2009

Education

St. Louis University School of Law
J.D., 2009

St. Louis University
B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science, 2004

St. Louis University
Masters in Public Health, 2009

Kelly Davidzuk

Stange Law Firm, PC

Kelly Davidzuk is a Regional Team Leader in Missouri who assists in managing the St. Charles, Union, Troy, Columbia and Lee's Summit offices of the firm.She is licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri.

Ms. Davidzuk earned her J.D. from Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia. Ms. Davidzuk was named a 10 Best Family Law Attorney in Missouri for Client Satisfaction by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2016
She is also Lead Counsel Rated for Family Law.

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License

Bar Number: 63523
Missouri,

Education

Southeast Missouri State University
B.A.,

Appalachian School of Law
J.D.,

Chad Hager

Stange Law Firm, PC

Chad Hager is an Associate Attorney with Stange Law Firm, P.C in the Union Office in Franklin County, Missouri. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri.

Mr. Hager graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a B.A. in History. Mr. Hager received his Juris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois.

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License

Bar Number: 63850
Missouri, 2011

Education

Southern Illinois University School of Law,
J.D., 2011

Middle Tennessee State University
B.A., 2001

Andrew Rankin

Stange Law Firm, PC

Andrew Rankin is a Senior Team Leader Attorney with Stange Law Firm, PC in the Springfield, Illinois office. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois.

Andrew graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he received his B.A. in Aviation Management and Associates in Aviation Flight. He also received his Jusris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University Cardondale in 2009.

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License

Bar Number: 6300631
Illinois,

Education

Southern Illinois University School of Law
J.D.,

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
B.S.,

Regina Wells

Stange Law Firm, PC

Regina Wells is a Senior Associate Attorney at Stange Law Firm, PC in the West County office located in Ellisville, Missouri. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Missouri. Regina represents clients in a wide variety of family law matters, including, divorce, child custody, child support, guardianship and other domestic relation matters.
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License

Bar Number: 52473
Missouri,

Antony Jones

Stange Law Firm, PC

When handling a difficult family law issue, you need an attorney who's going to support you every step of the way. Antony Jones is that attorney. He is able to confront any family law issue with integrity and devotion, all because of his hard work and dedication to his practice of family law. Antony can represent you out of the Overland Park, KS Office in Johnson County. He is licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri.

Antony attended Northwest Missouri State University, where in 1992 he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Political Science. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri- Columbia in the spring of 1995, and has been practicing law for the past 21 years.

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License

Bar Number: 20045
Kansas,

Bar Number: 44139
Missouri,

Kurt Yao

Stange Law Firm, PC

When you hire an attorney, you want to make sure that they are driven, passionate and will work hard for your rights. That's how Kurt (Xiaojuan) Yao works everyday in his family law practice at Stange Law Firm, PC in our Arnold, MO office in Jefferson County.

Kurt attended Syracuse University College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2015. While there, he also served as the Treasurer of the Asian Pacific American Law Students. Prior to that, he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from St. Louis University in 2011.

Kurt is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese & Shanghainese.

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License

Bar Number: 69473
Missouri,

Patrick Rollings

Stange Law Firm, PC

When you are facing a family law matter(s) it can be a very emotional time for the parties involved. One of the most important parts of the process is finding the correct representation for your case. The attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC practice solely on family law matters and are here to listen to your case. Patrick Rollings is an Associate Attorney in our Clayton, Missouri office. Patrick is here to assist you with your legal questions and is Here to Help You Rebuild Your Life.

Patrick graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Near Eastern Language in Culture from Indiana University. He went on to further his education and received his Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. When Patrick isn't practicing law he enjoys going to the local outdoor scenes of St. Louis such as the St. Louis Art Museum, the Botanical Gardens and the Saint Louis Zoo. He also enjoys exploring old and new restaurants, playing video games and cheering for the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Areas of Practice
Family Law
Divorce
Contested Divorce
Uncontested Divorce
Child Custody
Child Support
Contempt of Court
Adoption
Modification
Fathers' Rights
Paternity
Property Division
Guardianship

License

Bar Number: 69306
Missouri,

Education

Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO
J.D.,

Samuel Blissett

Stange Law Firm, PC

Situations that have you looking for an attorney can be some of the most difficult times in your life, especially when those situations involve your family. Because of this, choosing the right attorney shouldn't be taken lightly. Samuel Blissett is a Junior Associate Attorney who can assist you in your legal matters from the firm's Lee's Summit, Missouri office in Jackson County.

Samuel graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with degrees in psychology and economics. He continued his education at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctorate with honors in public service.

In his free time, Samuel enjoys spending time with his family; preferably while hiking a mountain or floating down a river.

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License

Bar Number: 70883
Missouri,

Education

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

Tina Cox

Stange Law Firm, PC

Finding a family law attorney in Overland Park, Kansas is an extremely personal decision. They help you through some of your most trying times, touching on some of the most important aspects of your life. Tina Cox is an understanding and empathetic Team Leader Attorney who is used to helping families through these difficult times.

Tina graduated with her undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance from Washburn University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and a member of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society. She then went on to further her education and receive her Master's Degree in Business Administration as well as her Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas.

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Tina was a solo practitioner for 18 years. She practiced in the area of family and domestic violence law, providing her valuable insight into all aspects of your domestic case. She served as a parent's attorney as well as a guardian ad litem in both juvenile court and Child in Need of Care proceedings.

When Tina is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her three children, traveling, playing sports and being outdoors.

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Danielle Frazier

Stange Law Firm, PC

When thinking about a looming divorce or any family law matter, it can cause great stress. You want to find an attorney who cares about your situation and who is working to make it better. Danielle Frazier is a Junior Associate Attorney in our firm's Lee's Summit office. She puts the needs of her clients at the forefront.

Danielle graduated with Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and in Psychology from the University of Missouri- Columbia. She then went on to further her education and received her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University. While in law school, Danielle was a member of the SLU Public Law Review and received the Academic Excellence Award in Negotiations (top grade in course).

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Danielle gained experience interning for the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, the Women’s Law Project in Pittsburgh, and completed a Judicial Externship with the Missouri Court of Appeals- Eastern District. She is licensed to practice in Missouri.

Outside of helping you in your family law case, Danielle enjoys watching and attending St. Louis Cardinals baseball games, tackling her never ending book list, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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License

Bar Number: 70065
Missouri,

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law
J.D.,

Barry Gilbert

Stange Law Firm, PC

When going through a family law matter it could be a difficult time in your life. Your mind may be racing from the thought of a looming divorce or any family matter. You want to make sure you have an attorney by your side to fight for you. Barry Gilbert is a Senior Associate Attorney for Stange Law Firm, PC and practices out of our Columbia, Missouri office and is here to listen and guide you through your case.

Mr. Gilbert has practiced extensively in the area of family law since 2005, and he brings his extensive and varied experience to every case he handles. Mr. Gilbert earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology, with honors research, as well as his Juris Doctorate, from the University of Missouri, in Columbia.

Mr. Gilbert litigated environmental matters for the State of Missouri, as an Assistant Attorney General in the 1990s, then worked with construction litigation for an insurance defense firm for a few years before returning to his home town in 2005 to become a Partner in Harris, Harris & Gilbert, LLC where he focused on family law litigation, representing public & governmental entities and general civil litigation. Mr. Gilbert was a past president of the Johnson County Bar Association, a past board member of the Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation and of the National Recreation-Advocacy Organization "The Access Fund". Mr. Gilbert lives in Columbia with his wife, Kelly, whom he met in 1985, and enjoys rock climbing with his daughter, Abigail, when she visits from her studies at the University of Washington, in Seattle.

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License

Bar Number: 42402
Missouri,

Education

University of Missouri School of Law
J.D.,

Richard Harper

Stange Law Firm, PC

Richard is one of the Team Leader Attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC and he practices out of the Clayton, Missouri Office. He will listen to your family law case and will help guide you through the legal process.

Richard graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. He later went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from the St. Louis University School of Law. Richard has extensive litigation and legal research and writing experience, and is on the Elder Law Committee of the Missouri Bar Association.

In addition to his legal work, Richard likes to spend time with family, attend Church, read, listen to music, and watch movies.

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License

Bar Number: 36030
Missouri,

Education

St. Louis University School of Law
J.D.,

Amy Newell

Stange Law Firm, PC

Going through a family law matter can be a very stressful time and Amy is here to be your advocate through the process. Amy is an Associate Attorney in our Springfield Office who will provide you with diligent, professional representation.

Amy obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor at the Paul M. Hebert School of Law at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and returned to serve the people of her home state of Missouri.

Amy enjoyed being the Chair for the St. Jude Walk/Run in Springfield for 2018. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, watching NASCAR, and walking on nature trails.

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License

Bar Number: 51718
Missouri,

Education

Paul M Herbert School of Law
J.D.,

Kelley Zuber

Stange Law Firm, PC

Facing family law matters can be an emotionally overwhelming experience. This is why it is important to have an attorney on your side that will advocate for your rights and that understands the process of your matter. Kelley Zuber is a Senior Associate Attorney with Stange Law Firm and can assist you from the firm's Maryville, Illinois Office in Madison County.

Kelley Zuber graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1999. His academic proficiency led him to be named to the Dean's List on multiple occasions. Prior to obtaining his law degree, he earned a Bachelor of Science in History with a minor in Biology from the same University.

Kelley has worked for numerous State's Attorney's offices, including in Jackson County, St. Clair County and Union County. Kelley also worked in private practice, resulting in a vast amount of trial and courtroom experience.

When he is not practicing law, Kelley enjoys watching soccer and playing music.

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John Young

Stange Law Firm, PC

Family law matters can be a difficult time for the parties involved. John Young has years of experience as an attorney and can help guide you through process.

John is a Senior Associate Attorney with Stange Law Firm, PC. John graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science. He then went on to obtain his law degree at University of Missouri-Kansas City and has been practicing family law since 1989.

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, John gained substantial courtroom experience. In addition to other experience in the private and public sector as a lawyer, John worked as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Christian County and was the elected Prosecuting Attorney in Mercer County. John is also a Board Member on the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board in Kansas City.

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David Phoenix

Stange Law Firm, PC

Dealing with any family law matter can be an emotional and difficult time in your life. You want a professional and compassionate attorney to help guide you through it. David Phoenix is an understanding Senior Associate in our Bloomington, Illinois office who can help you though these difficult times.

David graduated from the University of Illinois where he earned his B.A. in Political Science. He then went on to obtain his Juris Doctorate from the Northern Illinois University College of Law where he was a member of the Law Review.

Prior to joining the Stange Law Firm David has been a civil trial lawyer for almost 30 years. In that time he has gained extensive trial and litigation experience throughout Illinois and Missouri, most recently in private practice. He excited to be returning to his hometown of Bloomington, Illinois.

When David is not practicing law he enjoys bicycling and hiking, as well as playing tennis and racquetball.

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Nicholas Stanley

Stange Law Firm, PC

Issues involving family law can often lead to some of the most emotionally difficult times in one’s life and the legal issues and options surrounding it can be hard to navigate without the help of an attorney. It is very important in this difficult time to have a calm and competent advocate to help you understand the legal system and to help make the difficult decisions that are right for you and your family. Nick Stanley, a Junior Associate Attorney at the firm’s Overland Park office, has built a career around helping people in need, and will continue to stand up for you to help bring stability and security back to your life.

Nick received his bachelor’s degree in Education and English from Pittsburg State University. He then took a year to work as a paraprofessional with individuals with special needs, before ultimately returning to school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City Law School. While in law school, Nick emphasized his studies in family law. As a student-attorney, he worked in UMKC’s Family Law Clinic which provides pro bono legal advice to clients who otherwise would be unable to afford legal representation in matters of legal guardianship, paternity, and child custody. Prior to graduation Nick received the John M. Speca award for outstanding performance in the family law clinic and family law coursework.

Prior to his joining Stange Law Firm, PC, Nick worked for firms with strong family law practices. He has worked with high asset divorces, high conflict custody cases, contested guardianships and conservatorships, and a number of other cases, contested and uncontested alike. Nick is currently licensed in both Kansas and Missouri and represents clients on both sides of state line on any number of family law related issues.

Nick is an avid reader, as well as a nature and animal lover. He currently lives with his girlfriend Kelsey, a veterinarian, their dog Zelda, two guinea pigs Alice and Gilly, and they spend many of their evenings at the stables with Kelsey’s horse, Chance.

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Kel Treuil

Stange Law Firm, PC

If you are faced with a divorce or any family law matter then you may be feeling a sense of loss. You could be wondering what your next step will be and know that you need an experienced attorney on your side. Kel Treuil is an Associate Attorney for Stange Law Firm and is practicing out of our Topeka, Kansas office. Kel is here to listen to your family law case and give you the proper guidance you need.

Kel Treuil graduated from the College of Charleston with two Bachelors one in Political Science and another in Religious Studies. During this time they worked full time, filmed sporting events, and graduated Cum Laud. Afterwards, Kel did a year of service to the community with Americorps NCCC FEMA corps traveling across the country to help others in need; experiencing first hand the value of compassion, active listening, and diversity. Finishing up Kel's studies, they went to the University of Kansas earning a Juris Doctor with a Tribal Certificate and a Master's in Indigenous Studies.

When Kel is not practicing law they enjoy spending time with family and friends, exploring unknown (to them) questions, being outside, and making other's laugh.

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Monica Whitt

Stange Law Firm, PC

Monica Whitt joins Stange Law Firm, PC in our Springfield, Missouri office as an Associate Attorney. She is used to assisting families during difficult times, having worked with Children's Division for nine years and later serving as a parent's attorney and Guardian ad Litem in the Greene County Juvenile Court. Before that position she worked with Legal Aid in Illinois providing family law services, including divorces, custody, child support and paternity cases.

Monica graduated from Washington University School of Law in 2003 and from Missouri State University in 1997. She is originally from rural Southern Illinois, but moved to Southwest Missouri in elementary school. After college, Monica spent a short time in Washington D.C., returning to Missouri for law school, where she graduated in the top twenty percent of her class.

Monica enjoys reading, keeping up with current events and spending time with friends and family. She especially enjoys participating with her daughter in an all-inclusive arts program in Springfield, Missouri called Art Inspired Academy which provides opportunities in the arts for people of all ages and abilities.

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Helen White

Stange Law Firm, PC

Helen White is a Senior Associate Attorney with Stange Law Firm, PC. Helen graduated from Wellesley College with a with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Chinese Studies with a minor in Economics. She then went on to obtain her law degree at University of Kansas School of Law and has been practicing family law since 2012.

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Helen was a judicial law clerk for the Colorado District Courts and subsequently practiced law in the Denver area. Helen has also worked as a contract negotiator in the Kansas City metro area. Helen is a member of the Hugh Means Inn of Court and Douglas County Women's Bar. In her spare time, Helen enjoys baking and jogging with her puppy, Loki.

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Jennifer Jimenez

Stange Law Firm, PC

There are many different types of family law matters that may arise in your lifetime. They can be very stressful at times. It is very important for you to find an attorney who cares about your situation and can help you navigate through these difficult times.

Jennifer Jimenez is an Associate Attorney in our firm's Lee's Summit office who provides professional representation for each and every client. Jennifer graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. After law school, Jennifer worked at firms representing clients involving different matters including business law, property law, employment discrimination law, and minor traffic violations.

When Jennifer is not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband, their adopted dog Pegasus, family, and friends, cooking, and traveling.

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Raymond Austin

Stange Law Firm, PC

If you are facing decisions that potentially could be hard involving a family law matter, the most comforting aspect is having an attorney that cares about the situation and how the best way it can be handled. Raymond Austin has the best interest of the client in mind, and manages the family law situation with authentic care.

Raymond is a Senior Associate Attorney in our Springfield, Illinois office and he graduated from Millikin University with a B.A. in Political Science, he then went on to obtain his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University. Since 1995 Raymond has been in private practice working in the areas of civil law/criminal law defense and family law. When Raymond isn't practicing law he enjoys spending time with his four children, fishing, attending St. Louis Cardinal games, raising birds/reptiles/orchids and showing dachshunds.

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Jon Von Achen

Stange Law Firm, PC

Going through a family law matter can cause a wide-range of emotions and stress. Jon Von Achen understands what you are going through and can assist you with your family law matter. Jon graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University.
Prior to working for Stange Law Firm, Jon spent the majority of his career working in the areas of family and domestic law, starting with the State of Kansas establishing and enforcing child support orders and moving to private practice where he expanded to divorces, custody disputes, protective orders, contempts and grandparent visitation. He has also practiced extensively in the areas of guardianship/conservatorship and adoption. He has experience representing both children and parents in Child in Need of Care proceedings.

When Jon is away from the office he enjoys spending time with his family. They are active in their church and enjoy cooking together.

Ryan Holt

Stange Law Firm, PC

When facing a divorce or family law matter, you may be worried about the future. Not knowing what comes next in your life can be a scary situation. Ryan Holt is an Associate Attorney for Stange Law Firm and can handle your matter from our firm’s Springfield, Missouri office. He is here to help guide you through every step of your case.

Ryan graduated with his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University with a Bachelors in Liberal Arts. He went on to further his education and received his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law.

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Ryan worked as an in-house-counsel in the title insurance industry as a solo practitioner for 10 years.

When Ryan is not in the office, he enjoys traveling and spending time on the lake with his girlfriend and cheering on the LSU Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals.

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Emma Curtis

Stange Law Firm, PC

When a divorce or any family law matter is on the horizon, it can cause a great amount of stress. You want to find an attorney who cares about your situation and who is working to make it better. Emma Curtis is a Senior Associate Attorney in our firm's Maryville, Illinois office. She puts the needs of her clients at the forefront.

Emma graduated with her undergraduate degree from Maryville University, Emma then went on to further her education and received her Juris Doctor from St. Louis University School of Law.

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Emma was an Assistant States Attorney then worked with a private firm totaling 16 years of experience in various areas of law. Emma is also proud to have served in the United States Navy.

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Evy Eschbacher

Stange Law Firm, PC

When you are facing a family law matter, it can be a very emotional time. One of the most important parts of the process is finding the correct lawyer to properly represent you. Evy understands how important family law matters are to clients and works diligently to receive positive results. Evy is an Associate Attorney in our Troy, Missouri office. Evy is here to assist you with your legal questions and is here to help you rebuild your life.

Evy went to Missouri State University where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology. She then went on to further her education and received her Master's Degree in Business Administration and Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law.

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Evy gained experience interning for Greene County Prosecuting Attorneys Office, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc. and the Fourth Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program. She has spent the last three years fully organizing and operating a private medical practice in Mountain View, California.

She is licensed in to practice in Missouri and California, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

When Evy is not in the office she enjoys playing board games with family, traveling, and spending time with her animals.

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Angelo Banks

Stange Law Firm, PC

When you're going through a family law matter, you need someone you can trust. Angelo Banks will be there to help you in your time of need. Using his legal background he will help you through the difficult time in your life. Angelo is a Junior Associate Attorney in our Lee's Summit, Missouri office.

Angelo graduated from Ashford University with a degree in sociology, and also graduated from Liberty University with a Master’s Degree in marriage and family counseling. He continued his education at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctorate.

Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Angelo served as a Jackson County, Missouri, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. He has also interned at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.

In his free time, Angelo enjoys spending time with his family, coaching two youth basketball teams, and cooking.

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Cynthia Trice

Stange Law Firm, PC

Empathy is an important attribute to consider when seeking a family law attorney. You want an attorney that is not only competent and diligent but also one who understands what you are going through. Cynthia Trice is an empathetic and compassionate attorney that will help you through this rough period in your life.

Cynthia Trice is an Associate Attorney in the Arnold, Missouri office. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Webster University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies. While in college, she was a member of several honor societies including Phi Theta Kappa, Lambda Epsilon Chi, and Tau Sigma. Subsequently, she graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor degree. Licensed in Missouri and Illinois, she participated in a pro bono lawyer program where she accepted family law cases through Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. In 2018, she was presented with the prestigious Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award by the president of the Missouri Bar.

When she is not working, she enjoys reading, history documentaries, walks in the park, and various personal research projects.

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Michael Leyba

Stange Law Firm, PC

Finding the right family law office or attorney could be a difficult decision to make. Michael Leyba is one of our Associate Attorneys at our firm and is practicing family law in our Wichita, Kansas office. Mike will listen to your case and is here to guide you through the process.

Mike obtained his undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of California, Riverside, and subsequently was recruited out of college by Washburn University School of Law, resulting in receipt of his law degree in 1993. Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Mike spent the majority of his career as a prosecutor for the State of Kansas, after leaving the private practice, and has worked behind the scenes in the life as a litigator, as a research attorney, e-discovery analyst, and document reviewer, most notably in the areas of securities and investment fraud, and as part of the investigation team into the alleged "robo-signing" practices against major U.S. banks that suspended both judicial and non-judicial foreclosures wrongfully undertaken against homeowners in the fall of 2010.

In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs and attending live baseball and football games, where he has amassed a collection of over 100 autographs, souvenirs and other memorabilia.

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Robert Hopkins

Stange Law Firm, PC

When you hire an attorney, you want to make sure that they are passionate and will work hard for you. That's how Robert Hopkins works everyday in his family law practice at Stange Law Firm, PC. Robert is a Junior Associate Attorney in our Bloomington, Illinois office where he helps family law clients with their important legal matters. Robert graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University where he earned a B.M. in Music Performance. He then attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he obtained a M.M. and D.M.A. in Instrumental Performance and Literature. During his doctoral study, Robert was co-concertmaster of the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra, and his dissertation received Honorable Mention for the Nicholas Temperley Award for Excellence in a Doctoral Dissertation. Robert then obtained his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Robert has previously worked at law firms in Decatur and Champaign, IL, as well as interned with the State’s Attorney’s office in his hometown of Murphysboro. He is excited to be returning to Bloomington, where he did his undergraduate study.

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