Skip to main content

Cynthia Garnholz

About me

Photos and videos

1861224 1407104364

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 70%
    26 years, 500 cases
  2. Probate: 15%
    26 years, 100 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    26 years, 400 cases

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

No endorsements

Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney. Be the first to endorse your colleague!

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

Contact info

The Center for Family Law

7710 Carondelet Ave.
Suite 405
St. Louis, MO, 63105

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MOGood Standing, Active198001/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Creme de la ClaytonCity of Clayton2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberThe Center for Family Law2009 - Present
MemberGarnholz & Ricci, L.C.2001 - 2009
PartnerGarnholz & Garnholz1991 - 2001
Assistant County CounselorSt. Louis County Counselor's Office1981 - 1991
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clayton Parks & Recreation CommissionAldermanic Liaison2014 - Present
St. Louis County Municipal LeagueMember of Board of Directors2014 - Present
City of Clayton, MissouriMayor pro tem2014 - Present
Professional Women's AllianceMember2012 - Present
St. Louis ForumMember2012 - Present
St. Louis County Municipal CourtProvisional Judge2007 - Present
City of Clayton, MissouriAlderman2007 - Present
Collaborative Family Law AssociationFounding Member2005 - Present
Women Lawyers Association of Greater St. LouisMember1985 - Present
Missouri State BarN/A1980 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisMember1980 - Present
Clayton Plan Commission & Architectural Review BoardMember and Aldermanic Representative2012 - 2014
Clayton Century FoundationBoard Member2011 - 2014
City of Clayton Municipal CourtProvisional Judge1997 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hill v. HillJudgment for my client
Berving v. PatrickJudgment for my client
See all legal cases 
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Missouri Judges' BenchbookChange of Judge2013
Washington University Law MagazineFamily Matters2010
National Business Institute SeminarBeing Thorough to Close the Estate2007
The Probate Process from Start to FinishExecutors and Administrators2002
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis UniversityEconomic DevelopmentCertificate Program2010
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Fontbonne UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Women of the GrapevineRecent Supreme Court Cases Affecting Women2015
Family Law ConferenceReceiving an Award for Attorney Fees2015
Missouri Bar Family Law ConferenceInternational Child Abduction2014
Family Law Basics for Non-LawyersFamily Law2013
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisInternational Child Abduction2013
Annual Awards DinnerIntroduce the Mayor of Clayton2013
Ethical Society of St. LouisThe Missouri Plan for Selection of Judges2012
Family Law Basics for Non-LawyersFamily Law2011
Family Law Basics for Non-LawyersFamily Law2009
Estate Administration ProceduresBeing Thorough to Close the Estate2007
Trial Advocacy classCooperative vs. Collaborative Law2006
Family Law Basics for Non-LawyersFamily Law2006
The Probate Process from Start to FinishExecutors and Administrators2002