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John David Kershman

John David Kershman Sr.

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Alimony, Family, Child Support… more 

About Me

John D. Kershman is a Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC for the St. Charles County Office, the Union Office in Franklin County, the Ellisville Office in West St. Louis County, and the Troy Office in Lincoln County. John D. Kershman received his Juris Doctorate from Washington University Law School as well. He earned his B.S. from St. John's University in New York, and his Masters Degree in Business from Webster University at its main campus in St. Louis, Missouri. He is admitted to practice in Missouri, including the Eastern and Western Federal Districts and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.


 


John D. Kershman is an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law.  At Washington University School of Law, Mr. Kershman coached the National Civil Rights Appellate Advocacy Team from 2008 to 2011.  His team was a three time reigning National Champion having won the 24th, 25th, and 26th Annual McGee National Civil Rights Competition held at the University of Minnesota.  Additionally, Mr. Kershman is an instructor with the Law School's L.L.M. program.


 


John D. Kershman has years of complex litigation experience including contested matters involing issues such as divorce, paternity, motions to modify, domestic violence, child custody, child relocation, child support, spousal maintenance (alimony), equitable division of marital property, and contempt actions.  He has experience before judges in St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County, St. Louis City, Franklin County and other surrounding counties. 


 


John D. Kershman has been selected by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 as one of the topup-and-coming lawyers in the State of Missouri. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.


 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Family: 15%
  4. Alimony: 15%
  5. Other: 30%
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Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

38 total 

  • Kirk Christopher Stange

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    Kirk Stange Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Paola Arzu Stange

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    Paola Stange Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stange Law Firm, PC

5 South Oak
Union, MO, 63084

Stange Law Firm, PC

1750 South Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 401
St. Louis, MO, 63144

Stange Law Firm, PC

20 Centerline Drive
Troy, MO, 63379

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MOGood Standing, Active200401/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top One PercentThe National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Rated AttorneyLead Counsel2014
Super Lawyer Rising StarMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2014
Super Lawyer Rising StarMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Super Lawyer Rising StarMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Super Lawyer Rising StarMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Super Lawyer Rising StarMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerStange Law Firm, PC2014 - Present
Senior Regional Team LeaderStange Law Firm, PC2013 - 2014

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Missouri State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisN/AN/A
Missouri Organization of Defense LawyersN/AN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint John's UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Webster UniversityN/AMA - MastersN/A
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NBI National WebcastE-Discovery in Divorce2015
Missouri BarAdoptions and Name Changes2015