Kirk C. Stange, Esq.

Kirk C. Stange, Esq.: Attorney with Stange Law Firm, PC
  • Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC (41 Attorneys)
  • 256 NE Tudor Road, Lee's Summit, MO 64066
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  • Kirk Stange is a Managing Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC.
  • Peer Reviews

    4.6/5.0 (4)
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In 2007, Kirk founded Stange Law Firm, PC with his wife Paola and has worked hard to make the firm to what it is today. In addition to practicing law, Kirk spends time educating attorneys and other law professionals at CLE Seminars through the National Business Institute, the Missouri Bar and other organizations. He has even spoken at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Omaha, Nebraska on social media evidence for lawyers and judges. Further, Kirk is part of the 2016 Emory University School of Law Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques where he serves as an adjunct professor in the role of a trial skills instructor.

Kirk earned his Juris Doctor form the University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law and furthered his education by graduating from the ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute in 2006. He is now licensed to practice in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

For this efforts, Kirk has been recognized for numerous awards including:

- Super Lawyers - 2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for Family Law
- Super Lawyers - 2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for Family Law
- Super Lawyers - 2014 and 2013 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars for Family Law
- Top 10 Family Law Attorney in Missouri - National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA), 2014 - Present
- Top 100 Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers 2014 - Present
- AVVO Superb 10.0/10.0 Rating, 2013 - Present
- Lead Counsel Rated For Divorce/Family Law - Lead Counsel, 2014 -Present
- 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Missouri for Client Satisfaction - American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014 - Present
- Top 100 Family Lawyers in Missouri - The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA), 2015-Present
National Academy of Jurisprudence - Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for Missouri, 2015
- The National Advocates - Top 100 Lawyers, Matrimonial and Family Law, 2015
- Top 40 Under 40 Missouri Family Lawyers - The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA), 2014
- National Council of American Executives - Top Ranked U.S. Executives, 2014
- Rue Ratings' - Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Charter Member
- The American Legal Institute - America's Top Attorneys, 2016

As a legal writer, Kirk authored a chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) in 2012 titled: Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces (Inside the Minds). Kirk published a full-length book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Publishing) in 2014 titled: Prenuptial Agreements Line by Line. Further, in 2015, Kirk authored another chapter in a book through Thomson Reuters (Aspatore Published) titled: Strategies for Illinois Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support, and Managing Client Expectations (Inside the Minds).

Kirk also enjoys spending time helping the community. Kirk is on the Board of Directors for the St. Louis Collaborative Family Law Association. He also serves on the advisory council for Kids Rock Cancer, a music program for children with cancer. For his service to the community, Kirk, along with his wife, Paola, received the 2015 Making a Difference Award from Old Newsboys. Old Newsboys is a non-profit organization that has raised millions of dollars for hundreds of area children's charities.

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St. Louis Collaborative Family Law Association; American Bar Association, Family Law Section; Missouri Bar Association, Family Law Association; St. Louis County Bar Association; Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Areas of Practice (88)

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Legal Separation
  • Motions to Modify
  • Contempt
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Family Law Matters
  • Adoptions
  • Grandparent Visitation
  • Orders of Protection
  • Domestic Relations Matters
  • Guardianships
  • Family Law
  • Agency Adoptions
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Child Abduction
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Care
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Dependency
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Welfare
  • Childrens Rights
  • Civil Unions
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Community Property Law
  • Day Care
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Fathers Rights
  • Foster Care
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • International Adoptions
  • International Child Abduction
  • International Child Custody
  • International Family Law
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Interstate Support
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Juvenile Law
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Orphans Court Practice
  • Palimony
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Private Adoptions
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Spousal Support
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Surrogacy Law
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
844-381-7740  Phone
314-963-4700  Phone
314-963-9191  Fax
Year of First Admission:
2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; 2000, Missouri; 2011, Illinois; 2008, Kansas
The Missouri Bar; Kansas and Illinois State Bar Association; Collaborative Family Law Association (Associate Member).
Reported Cases:
Atchley v. Atchley, 334 S.W.3d 709 (Mo. App.Ed. 2011)

Steinberg v. Steinberg, 430 S.W.3d 321 (Mo. App.Ed. 2014)

Anselmo v. Guasto, 162 S.W.3d 63 (Mo.App.Ed. 2005)


Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (4 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 07/13/09 in Domestic Relations

    Kirk was an excellent associate at our firm. He is a bright attorney with a promising future.

    Kirk was an excellent associate at our firm. He is a bright attorney with a promising future. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 07/12/09 in Domestic Relations

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