John D. Kershman – Partner
When you are looking for an experienced attorney who has the knowledge to help you with any family law case, look no further than John Kershman. He will use his experience with family law and training as a mediator and collaborative law attorney to provide you with the best possible options for your case.
John is a Partner who manages the Central Region of the firm in Missouri in Clayton, Ellisville, Union, Columbia, Springfield MO and the St. Louis City (by appointment) office. He can be found practicing family law at the firm’s Clayton location. Licensed to practice in Missouri, including the Eastern and Western Federal Districts and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, John can handle your case in all areas of family law.
Born in St. Louis but raised in New York City, John earned his law degree from Washington University Law School where he is an adjunct professor of law since 2007. There, he instructs U.S. Law and Methods for the Law School’s LL.M. program, and has been a coach of the law school’s National Appellate Advocacy Team capturing three consecutive national championships.
Recognized for his outstanding work, John was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers for six consecutive years from 2010 to 2015. This award recognizes only the top 2.5 percent of up and coming lawyers in Missouri. In addition, John has been Lead Counsel Rated for Divorce/Family Law in 2014 after demonstrating significant experience, peer endorsements and a clean discipline history. Most recently, John was selected as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Nation’s Top Attorneys. Further, John was named a Top 10 Family Law Attorney in Missouri by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys in 2016. John is also the President of the Missouri Collaborative Institute. You can be confident you are hiring a lawyer whose work is award worthy.
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