I am a St. Louis native and have been practicing law in metropolitan St. Louis since 1975. My primary areas of practice are divorce/family law (including divorce, legal separation, child custody, child support, maintenance, division of property and adult abuse) and general litigation (both individual and business litigation). I keep my case load to a manageable level so that I can give each case the attention that it needs. Your calls and emails will be answered the same day or at the very least within 24 hours. I assume primary responsibility for each case. You will not be "handed off" to a junior lawyer. I make sure that my clients understand the law and their rights. Client satisfaction is my primary goal. My practice reaches throughout Missouri with most cases being in the counties of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson and Lincoln, as well as the City of St. Louis.
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I have worked together with John on numerous and diverse litigation matters for over 40 years. He is a very capable trial lawyer specializing in general litigation, complex business litigation and marital litigation. I am delighted to endorse him.
Alan Kohn Class Action Attorney
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|MO||Good Standing, Active||1975||01/08/2013|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Order of the Coif||Washington University School of Law||1975|
|Phi Beta Kappa||Emory University||1972|
|Partner||Klobasa Law, LLC||2015 - Present|
|Partner||Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP||1975 - 2015|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||1993 - Present|
|United States Supreme Court||Admitted to Practice||1979 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit||Admitted to Practice||1976 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||1976 - Present|
|Supreme Court of Missouri||Admitted to Practice||1975 - Present|
|Washington University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|Emory University||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1972|
|Separate v Marital Property in Missouri||Domestic Relations Speaker||2014|