8000 Maryland Ave, Ste. 950
Clayton, Missouri 63105

Jeffrey S. Schechter
Partner

E-mail: jeff@schechterlaw.com

Mr. Schechter is an AV-rated attorney and partner in the Firm.

He was also voted into Super Lawyers® in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Primary Areas of Practice:

  • Dissolution of Marriage (divorce)
  • Division of marital assets
  • Protection of nonmarital property
  • Maintenance (alimony)
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Motions to Modify (changing existing orders)
  • Paternity
  • Appeals
  • Enforcement of existing orders
  • Motions for Contempt
  • Orders of Protection
  • Adult Abuse
  • Child Abuse
  • Legal Separation

Education:

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 1985
  • B.A., Washington University, 1982

Memberships:

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Missouri State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Family & Juvenile Law Section
  • St. Louis County Bar Association

Other Distinctions:

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers® (2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers)
  • Lecturer:
    • "Combating Dirty Tricks of the Trade" (2013)
    • "Divorce Law Guide from A to Z" (2013)  (2010)
    • "Family Law from Start to Finish" (2012)
    • "Litigating Money Modifications" (2008)
    • "Family Law Litigation in Missouri" (2008, 2007, 2006, 2001, 1996)
    • "Child Custody and Shared Parenting in Missouri" (2001)
    • "Child Custody and Visitation in Missouri" (2000, 1999)
    • "Tax Aspects of Divorce in Missouri" (1996)
    • Co-Author, "Antenuptial Agreements" with Michael Schechter, Fall, 1995,St. Louis Bar Journal