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John D Kershman

John D Kershman

  • Family Law, Divorce
  • Missouri
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John is outstanding at developing case strategy in a contested family law matter. He also knows how to navigate uncomfortable situations with finesse.
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Biography

John focuses his practice on Family Law litigation and Family Law Mediation. He is a member of the IACP - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, as well as, the AMM - Association of Missouri Mediators, the APFM - Academy of Professional Family Mediators, and member of the Hague Convention Attorney Network through the U.S. Department of State.

He has assisted clients in collaborative matters and mediation as well as cases involving divorce, modification, paternity, child custody, adoption, contempt, international child custody (Hague Convention), and appeals.

John earned his law degree from Washington University Law School where he has been an Adjunct Professor of Law since 2007.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
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8th Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Stange Law Firm, P.C.
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Partner
Kershman, LLP
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Sr. Associate Attorney
Brown & James, P.C.
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Education
Webster University
M.A. (1995) | Business
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St. John's University
B.S. (1990) | Political Scientist & Economics
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Washington University School of Law
J.D.
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Awards
10 Best Family Law Attorney in Missouri for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Top 10 Family Law Attorney in the State of Missouri
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Rated for Divorce/Family Law
Lead Counsel
2014 - Present
Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars
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Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars
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Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars
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Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
The Nation's Top One Percent
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
2015-Present
Professional Associations
The Missouri Bar  # 56357
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Divorce Law From Start to Finish, National Business Institute Video Webcast, Webcast
National Business Institute
John D. Kershman will be discussing the topic of "Essential Discovery tools in Divorce Cases" including the following subtopics: The Divorce Attorney's Essential Discovery Checklist, Written Discovery, Depositions, Inventory and Appraisements, Analyzing Financial Documents to Find Hidden Assets and Income, Facebook Discovery How- To's and Special Tips, What to Look for in E-mail Accounts, Text Messages and Other Sources and Spoliation of Evidence
Family Law 101, National Business Institute Audio Webinar, Webinar
National Business Institute
John D. Kershman will be discussing: Calculating Child and Spousal Support, Valuing and Dividing Marital Property, Discovery in Family Law- Tax Returns, Electronic evidence and more, and How to Authenticate and Admit Electronic Evidence
Contact & Map
Ahearn Kershman, LLC
230 S Bemiston Ave
Suite 1005
Clayton, MO 63105
Telephone: (314) 373-7135
Monday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 3 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Appointments may be available outside of listed office hours
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