John D. Kershman, Esq. is a partner at Stange Law Firm, PC, who manages the Central Region of the firm’s office located in Missouri; Clayton, Ellisville, Union, Columbia, Springfield, and the St. Louis City (by appointment) office. He focuses his practice on complex domestic litigation and appeals including family law mediation and collaborative family law. He is admitted to practice in Missouri; and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Federal districts; and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Kershman is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals as well as the Missouri Collaborative Institute in which he also serves on the board of directors. He is a graduate of Washington University Law School where he is an adjunct professor of law since 2007. There, he instructs U.S. Law and Methods in its LL.M. program, and has been a coach of the law school’s National Appellate Advocacy Team capturing three consecutive national championships.
Mr. Kershman was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star through Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine from 2010 – 2015. He has been selected each year since 2015 as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Nation’s Top Attorneys. Additionally, he has received a 10/10 Superb Rating from Avvo as well as been selected by The National Advocates as among the Top 100 Lawyers, Matrimonial and Family Law. He has presented on Family Law topics for NBI-National Business Institute, West LegalEdcenter, and The Missouri Bar.