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Paola Stange handles family law cases with knowledge and passion. She is a trained mediator, collaborative law attorney and guardian ad litem. Paola was one of five guardian at litems selected by St. Louis County Circuit Court Judges in 2011 to receive the Outstanding Volunteer Domestic Violence Guardian ad Litem Award.
Paola is a hard-working individual and with her husband and Founding Partner, Kirk, keeps Stange Law Firm, PC consistently growing. Paola received her Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia and is licensed in Missouri and Georgia (inactive).
Paola has been recognized for numerous awards for her experience in family law, including:
Super Lawyers – Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars for Family Law, 2013 – Present
Paola enjoys giving back to her community through volunteer work. Paola and Kirk received the 2016 Golden Plate Award from Old Newsboys as well as the 2015 Making a Difference Award. In Spring of 2020, it was announced that Paola and Kirk would serve as co-chairs for Old Newsboys for 2020-21. Old Newsboys is a non-profit organization that has raised millions of dollars for hundreds of St. Louis area children’s charities. Additionally, Paola is on the Board of Directors for the Mid-County YMCA and on the Board of Trustees for Endangered Wolf Center. The Mid-County YMCA focuses on offering programs and services that focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. The Endangered Wolf Center was founded more than four decades ago to focus on the recovery of the endangered wolf population so that they can be returned to their native habitats.
Further, Paola was part of the 2017 Emory University School of Law Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques where she served as an adjunct professor in the role of a trial skills instructor. In 2019, Paola was nominated and received an invitation to serve as a member on the Emory Law Alumni Board.
Paola was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala. She moved to Atlanta, Georgia when she was three and relocated to St. Louis, Missouri in 2007. Paola is fluent in both English and Spanish. She and Kirk are married and have two children
Paola, a former high school and college cheerleader, enjoys dancing and staying active. Incapable of sleeping late, even on the weekends, her family accuses her of being unable to sit still. Horseback riding and yoga are her favorite activities. Mrs. Stange recently returned to her cheerleading/gymnastic roots and is practicing acro-yoga skills at the local jams. When Paola does stop moving, she enjoys binge watching “Criminal Minds” or “The Vampire Diaries” on Netflix. She is also regular at her favorite Shell gas station where she gets her signature 44oz Polar Pop.
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Stange Law Firm, PC Founding Partner Paola Stange is licensed in Missouri and Georgia (inactive).
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2008||03/10/2021|
|GA||Inactive Member in Good Standing||2005||04/18/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars||Super Lawyers Magazine||2019|
|Top 10 Missouri Family Law Attorney||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|Top 100 Lawyers||The National Advocates||2019|
|Top 10 Missouri Family Law Attorney||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2018|
|Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars||Super Lawyers Magazine||2018|
|Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars||Super Lawyers Magazine||2017|
|Top 10 Missouri Family Law Attorney||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2017|
|Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2016|
|10 Best Under 40||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2016|
|Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Missouri||American Jurist Institute||2016|
|Top One Percent||The National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Lifetime Charter Members||Rue Ratings||2015|
|Top 40 under 40 in Missouri||The National Advocates||2015|
|Rising Star||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top 40 under 40 Attorneys||The National Advocates||2015|
|10 Best Under 40||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top 40 under 40 Missouri Lawyers for Family Law||The American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Super Lawyer Rising Star||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|10 Best Under 40||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2014|
|Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer Rising Star||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Attorney at Law Magazine for St. Louis||Law Firm of the Month||2012|
|Attorney at Law Magazine for St. Louis||Practice Area of the Month||2012|
|Outstanding Volunteer Domestic Violence Guardian ad Litem Award||St. Louis County Circuit Court||2011|
|ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute Graduate||American Bar Association||2007|
|Pro Bono Award||Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation||2006|
|Lamar Inn of Court||Emory University School of Law||2005|
|James C. Pratt Award for Best Brief||Emory University School of Law||2004|
|Semi Finalist- Oral Argument Competition||Emory University Honors Society||N/A|
|Moot Court Society||Emory University School of Law||N/A|
|Founding Partner||Stange Law Firm, PC||2007 - Present|
|Attorney||Family Law Firm||2006 - 2007|
|Attorney||Lenner, Schatten & Behrman||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Emory University School of Law||Adjunct Professor||2016 - Present|
|Kids in the Middle||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Missouri Bar||N/A||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||N/A||2005 - Present|
|Emory University||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|CLE by the SEA||The Ethics of Social Media and Electronic Discovery||2018|
|Missouri Bar Seminar||Family Law and Same-Sex Marriages: Divorce, Custody, Support & Embryos||2017|
|Institute for Paralegal Educations||A Paralegal's Guide: Divorce Cases from Start to Finish||2015|
|Family Law Conference||International Families: Dilemmas in Child Custody and Visitation||2014|
|Missouri Bar, CLE Committee||Annual Law Update||2013|
|International Child Abduction: Hague Convention, Enforcement and Drafting Appropriate Parenting Plans||International Child Abduction: Hague Convention, Enforcement and Drafting Appropriate Parenting Plans||2013|
|Persuasive Presentation Skills for Lawyers||Commentator||2013|
|Missouri Bar Annual Law Update||Commentator||2012|