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About me

As a family law attorney, I focus my practice on helping children at the Columbia, Missouri firm of Columbia Family Law Group. When I began practicing law, I was the court-appointed guardian ad litem in child orders of protection cases, providing me with extensive experience in working with the legal issues involving children, child custody and parent rights, particularly in cases of abuse and neglect. Supported by this solid foundation, I now focus my practice in adoption law, custody cases, and guardian ad litem work, representing parents and children in cases of divorce, custody modification, child support, and guardianship cases in probate court.

With passion, hard work, and sincere concern for your unique circumstances, I am confident of assisting you in your family law cases and adoption goals for a truly rewarding outcome.


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Practice areas


  1. Adoption: 30%
  2. Uncontested Divorce: 20%
  3. Divorce: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Child Custody: 10%



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Amy Davis Salladay

    I have worked with Tana for over 8 years. She is a colleague and friend. Her accomplishment in obtaining the first same sex divorce in Missouri is something many people don't know about her. She hasn't been afraid to tackle complicated legal issues in front of our judges. She is intelligent, patient, fun to be around, and really cares about her clients. She shares the same goals that I do in terms of always trying to put our clients first and focusing on making sure every client has the best possible outcome in their case. It is an honor and privilege that she is part of our Columbia Family Law Group team.


    Amy Salladay Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info


MOGood Standing, Active201005/28/2010
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Wall of FameThe Missouri Bar2012
Dean's ListUniversity of Missouri School of Law2008
Scholarship RecipientUniversity of Missouri School of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyColumbia Family Law Group LLC2009 - Present
Court-appointed Guardian ad Litem13th Judicial Circuit, Boone County, Missouri2010 - 2011
Law ClerkKnight & Salladay2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Missouri State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Boone County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Boone County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Boone County Bar AssociationYoung Lawyer's Committee Member2010 - Present
Women's Network- Columbia Chamber of CommerceCo-Chair of Business Leader's Forum2010 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Missouri Environmental Law & Policy ReviewWaving Good-Bye to Environmental Laws2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Northern ColoradoEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Missouri Small Business & Technology CenterContracts 1012012
Child Care Aware TrainingHow to Recognize, Respond, and Report Child Abuse2011