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Jamie Lynn McGavic

Child support Attorney at Chesterfield, MO

4.2   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2010
    Status
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Jamie

Learn Jamie’s areas of practice.

Ms. McGavic received her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law with a concentration in Civil Litigation Skills.  She served as a Rule 13 certified student attorney in the Child Advocacy Clinic and participated in Moot Court and Trial Advocacy.  Ms. McGavic practices predominately in the greater St. Louis area and represents clients in divorce, paternity, modification, child custody, child support, post judgment enforcement (contempt), spousal support, and appellate cases.  She is also a trained family mediator and is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

 

Jamie lives in St. Charles County with her husband and stepson.  She enjoys doing DIY home improvement projects, spending time with her dog, and cheering on the Mizzou Tigers. 

Location

Pedano, O’Shea, McGavic & Hogenmiller
699A Trade Center Blvd.
Chesterfield, MO, 63005

Reviews

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Posted by Cristina | July 9, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
She is Priceless!!!
Words can’t describe how grateful I am for Jamie! She has gone above and beyond what I thought and expected from a lawyer. If you are looking for a lawyer that really cares about you and wants to make sure you and your kids are okay, then she is the one. She didn’t give me 100%, she gave me 150%. I felt so protected with her wisdom. My divorce was unfortunately a high conflict divorce and she without a question went into battle for me with all her might. To tell you how good she is, she was actually referred to me by another lawyer, from another firm – I might add! And out of the 10 plus lawyers I called, she is the only one that 1) took the time to see what judge was assigned for my case and 2) she was the only lawyer that looked at my case through the eyes of the judge assigned to my case. I read an article that the same case was given to 10 different judges from the same state and they all came with very extreme verdicts so knowing how your case is going to be seen by the judge in-charged of your case is crucial and having an attorney who gets that is priceless!!! I highly recommend Jamie to represent you, she was a blessing in my life and I feel so grateful for her! I couldn’t have asked for a better lawyer and hopefully friend in the future! ;0)
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Posted by Bridget | June 26, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent attorney
I hired Jamie for my custody battle, which lasted almost a year. Jamie was very comforting knowing how scared I was and always reassured me that everything was going to be fine. Which it was thanks to her! Jamie has a big heart and will fight till the end for you. I recommend Jamie to anyone who is going through a divorce or custody battle.
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Posted by anonymous | June 26, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
High conflict case, and have recommended her again and again
After terminating my previous law firm for shady practices I called around to several other firms and explained my case was going to be high conflict and likely drawn out. Jamie was actually recommended to me by other firms who wanted more “cut and dry” cases. I met with Jamie and gave her the full history of my case and circumstances. I have worked with several other attorneys in the St Louis metro area and GAL’s and Jamie was fantastic. She fought not only for me but for the rights of my child where their voices are often unheard in our judicial system. We faced many obstacles during the hearings, motions, and false allegations by the other party and their attorney. It was drawn out much longer than it should have been (at the fault of the other party). Jamie was patient and thorough while dealing with some of the most extreme things that can happen in a family law case, including personal attacks from the other party. I learned to trust Jamie and know that she will fight for her clients. While a high conflict case is the last thing I would wish on any person, I know that Jamie will always be in my corner and fighting for what is right. I have recommended her again and again to other individuals facing high conflict ( whether money, domestic violence, or dealing with cluster B personality disorders). Jamie knows the law thoroughly and works ethically and with an integrity that I have found to be lacking with many in the field. While I hope to never need her services again, I know with my case that will likely be the happen and Jamie will be the first and only person I turn to.
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Posted by Melani | January 24, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
She's great.
I was referred to Jamie for what was supposed to be an easy divorce. It wasn't. We dealt with a prenup (that she got thrown out!), bullying, private investigators, hacking of facebooks, websites, refusal to turn over info, attorney changes on his side, him not appearing in court, rude opposing council, and just general messiness. Through it all, Jamie kept calm and we kept our heads high. She's a tiny, calm and soft spoken attorney, but very quick, thorough, and effective. It ended very well for me and it definitely would not have happened without her. So thankful.
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Posted by anonymous | June 25, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
No Intergrity
Jamie McGavic was hired to handle my custody case. She was supposed to do certain things and when it come down to her doing it, she failed. She was always about the money even with receiving payments. Closer to trial she withdrew only to leave me hanging. She doesnt hold up to her her values or intergrity. Basically she takes your money and then withdraws and doesn't fight to do whats right and I walked into court without an attorney and lost everything because how she did. She builds you up and then leaves you hanging.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.5 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Pedano, O'Shea, McGavic, & Hogenmiller, LLC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Stange Law Firm, LLC
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Law Clerk/Associate
  • Green Cordonnier & House
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Rule 13 Certified Student Attorney
  • St. Louis University Legal Clinic
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Volunteer Advocate/Legal Intern
  • Voices for Children
  • 2007 - 2009
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Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • University of Missouri, Columbia
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2007

Associations

  • Missouri Bar
  • N/A
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Young Lawyers Division
  • Executive Committee
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (19)
Given (16)
Endorse Jamie
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Nov 07
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Mar 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"When it comes to Family Law, Jamie is the first person I call for advice. She knows how to advocate for her clients interests and she has obtained superb results for her clients to show for it."
Family Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Very motivated and bright."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Dec 04
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Jamie took fantastic care of a mutual client during a difficult divorce. The results were very positive for her client."
Unknown Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Jamie McGavic has the unique ability to fight hard for her clients and simultaneously earn the respect of opposing attorneys. She is incredibly bright and her skills extend far beyond legal research and writing. Jamie is perceptive, hardworking, and assertive. She is personable and takes the time to truly understand each of her clients' objectives. Her genuine care for her clients coupled with her persistent dedication to achieving their goals make her an excellent family law attorney."
Family Attorney | May 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Chesterfield Child support Lawyer Jamie Lynn McGavic
Jamie Lynn McGavic
Child support Attorney
Chesterfield, MO
Licensed for 13 years
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