Kirk Stange | Divorce & Family Lawyer
Kirk Stange is a Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm, PC.
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Stange Law Firm, PC was founded in 2007 by attorneys and husband/wife duo, Kirk and Paola Stange. The firm only practices family law and has multiple offices throughout Missouri and Illinois. Stange Law Firm, PC offers attorneys at different levels to help fit the needs that each client may have. Clients of the firm also receive their attorney's personal cell phone number and 24/7 access to their case documents through the firm's online tracker. Numerous attorneys at the firm have received awards from organizations such as, Super Lawyers, Lead Counsel, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys and many more. To learn more or to contact Stange Law Firm, PC, visit www.stangelawfirm.com or call 855-805-0595. Note: 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.
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Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
Any time where you feel like you can help bring back peace to a family that was in turmoil is a rewarding experience.
How did you build a successful practice?
Stange Law Firm, PC opened in 2007 with the mindset of helping people solely through their family law matters. We have been practicing family law ever since and our attorneys are experienced in focusing on family law matters. A successful practice comes from attorneys who are caring and who are there to help people through one of the hardest times of their life. Stange Law Firm, PC focuses on client satisfaction and has multiple outlets to help clients receive the best care they can get when going through a family law issue.
What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Clients should look for a lawyer who is experienced in the field that you have a case in. Clients should also look for a lawyer who is honest, relatable, competent and communicative. This way, clients know that they will be taken care of every step of the way.
How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
Local knowledge can be important when it comes to family law cases. The court rules vary from state to state so it is important that your attorney knows those rules based on your jurisdiction.
What information can you provide in a consultation?
In a consultation, we can gather information from the potential client, help explain the legal process and help develop strategies should we decide that representation is mutually beneficial.
What information do you need in a consultation?
In a free phone consultation, we need you to tell us about your specific case. This will give us a better idea about how we are going to go about helping you if you decide to hire us to be your attorney. It will also be beneficial for you to tell us the major issues or disagreements that you and the other party are going through in order for us to get an even better idea.
What ares of law does your firm practice?
We are proud of the fact that we only practice divorce, domestic relations and family law.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
The most rewarding aspect of my job is being able to help people and families through the most challenging times in their lives.
What are your other interests in addition to law?
Family, Sports, Reading, Community Involvement
Are you involved in your community?
Charitable giving and community service is very important to Stange Law Firm, PC. We are always giving our time and money to the community in order to help make it a better place. Old Newsboys, which is an organization in St. Louis that awards grants to hundreds of charities, is a big organization that we give to each year. We also sponsor numerous organizations throughout the community. My wife and I received the Making A Difference Award from Old Newsboys in 2015 and the Golden Plate Award in 2016 for our involvement. I also am on the Advisory Council for Kids Rock Cancer, which is a music therapy program through Maryville University for children with cancer. I also serve on the National Leadership Counsel at Maryville University. For donations to Maryville University for Kids Rock Cancer, we were welcomed to Maryville University's highest-level annual giving recognition club, the Phillippine Duchesne Society. We have also given to numerous other charities and organizations through our time and our money. You can find the full list at: http://www.stangelawfirm.com/Charitable-Giving-and-Community-Involvement.shtml
|Founding Partner||Stange Law Firm PC||N/A||Present|
|University of Missouri School of Law||J.D.||Law School||2000|
|State / Court||Date|
- --Family Law Section, Missouri Bar
--Family Law Section, American Bar Association, Member
--St. Louis Collaborative Family Law Association, Board of Directors
--Guardian ad Litem
--American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, Graduate, 2006
--Collaborative Family Law Attorney
--Adjunct Professor, Emory University School of Law, 2016 - Present
Honors & Awards
- --Super Lawyers - 2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for Family Law
--Super Lawyers - 2013 and 2014 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars for Family Law
--The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) - 2014 Top 40 under 40 Missouri Lawyers for Family Law
--AVVO Superb 10.0/10.0 Rating
--Lead Counsel Rated For Divorce/Family Law, Lead Counsel
--Top 10 Family Law Attorney in Missouri, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA), 2014-Present
--The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014-Present
--10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Missouri for Client Satisfaction, -----American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014-Present
--Top Ranked U.S. Executives, National Council of American Executives, 2014
--The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) - Top 100 Family Lawyers in Missouri, 2015-Present
--National Academy of Jurisprudence - Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for Missouri, 2015-Present
--The National Advocates - Top 100 Lawyers, Matrimonial and Family Law, 2015-Present
--Rue Ratings' - Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Charter Member
--The American Legal Institute - America's Top Attorneys, 2016
--Anselmo v. Guasto| Affirmed
--Atchley v. Atchley| Reversed - Won spousal maintenance/child support appeal
--Steinberg v. Steinberg| Reversed - Won child support appeal
- --Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds) , Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing), 2012
--Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line , Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing), 2014
--Strategies for Family Law in Illinois: Leading Lawyers on Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support, and Managing Client Expectations (Inside the Minds) , Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing), 2015
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|Verified Credentials||Date Verified|
|(2011) Licensed as Attorney in Illinois.||May 13, 2016|
|(2008) Licensed as Attorney in Kansas.||May 13, 2016|
|(2000) Licensed as Attorney in Missouri.||May 13, 2016|
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