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® (2017 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers)
  • Lecturer:
  • 'Advanced Issues in Family and Divorce Law' (2016)
  • '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

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    8000 Maryland Avenue
    Suite 950
    St. Louis, Missouri 63105

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