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About Me

I am a product of divorced parents and a split family household. My parents were divorced when I was 12 years old, with both my mother and father later remarrying. Both of my stepparents had children of their own from prior marriages, who became part of my family. As a result, I have experienced firsthand the emotional and financial challenges of divorce and family law issues and seek to help my client navigate the often confusing legal complexities family law litigation can pose.

I am an Associate Attorney and Assistant Team Leader of the St. Louis County Office at Stange Law Firm, LLC.  

I received a bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, with honors, from Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs double majoring in International Relations and Economics.  While at Syracuse, I was named as the College of Arts and Sciences College Marshal and Convocation Speaker.  I received my Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law where I finished in the top 25 percent of my class and was awarded the School of Law’s Academic Excellence Award (highest grade obtained in the class) in the field of Securities Regulation.  While in law school I also participated in Trial Advocacy and advanced Moot Court.                                                     

Immediately following law school I began practicing in the area of domestic litigation, and I have limited my practice to this pursuit.  After beginning my practice in a small botique family law firm specializing in high asset dissolutions, I joined the Stange Law Firm’s Brentwood office where I represent clients in all family law matters, including divorce, paternity, modifications of child support and child custody, guardianship cases, and post-judgment enforcement and collections matters, including the preparation and implementation of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (“QDROs”).


Languages Spoken: German, English

Practice Areas


  1. Child Support: 30%
  2. Child Custody: 30%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  4. Guardianship: 5%
  5. Family: 5%



Hourly ($150-230/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Pedano, O'Shea, McGavic & Hogenmiller, LLC

702 Spirit 40 Park Drive
Suite 107
Chesterfield, MO, 63005


MOGood Standing, Active200901/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Academic Excellence Award-Securities RegulationSaint Louis University School of Law2009
College of Arts and Sciences Convocation SpeakerSyracuse University2006
College MarshallSyracuse University2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberPedano, O'Shea, McGavic & Hogenmiller, LLLC2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyStange Law Firm, LLC2011 - 2013
Associate AttorneyKallen Law Firm, LLC2009 - 2011
Law ClerkRossiter & Boock2007 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisN/A2009 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Theta Chi FraternityN/A2004 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Aubuchon v. Aubuchon, 340 SW 3d 307 - Mo: Court of Appeals, Eastern Dist., 5th Div. 2011Positive
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2009
Syracuse UniversityInternational Relations/EconomicsBachelor of Arts2006