Biographical Information

Paola Stange is a Managing Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC. She is licensed to practice in Missouri and Georgia and represents clients in a wide variety of family law matters, including, divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, adoption and other domestic relation matters. Mrs. Stange is also a trained mediator, collaborative law attorney and guardian ad litem.

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Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

Missouri, Georiga


Emory University – Bachelor of Science in Biology – May 2001

Emory University School of Law – Juris Doctorate – May 2005

Professional Experience

Stange Law Firm, PC – Managing Partner: 2007-Present

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers – 2015 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, 2015
  • Super Lawyers – 2014 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, 2014
  • Super Lawyers – 2013 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, 2013
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) – 2014 Top 40 under 40 Missouri Lawyers for Family Law
  • AVVO Superb 10.0/10.0 Rating, 2013 – 2015
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – 2014 Top 10 Missouri Family Law Attorney Under 40, 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40, 2014
  • Lead Counsel Rated for Divorce/Family Law – 2014 Lead Counsel
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorney in Missouri Under 40, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014 -Present
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) – 2015 Top 40 under 40 Missouri Lawyers for Family Law, 2015
  • Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • The National Advocates – 2015 Top 40 under 40, 2015
  • Rue Ratings’ -Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Charter Member


Professional Associations

  • St. Louis Collaborative Family Law Association, Member
  • Mediator
  • American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, Graduate, 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Annual Law Update (Commentator – 9/7/12 in St. Louis), Missouri Bar
  • Persuasive Presentation Skills for Lawyers (Commentator – 3/15/13 in St. Louis), Missouri Bar
  • Annual Law Update (Commentator – 9/12/13 in St. Louis), Missouri Bar
  • International Child Abduction Risk: Hague Convention and Enforcement, Drafting Appropriate Parenting Plans (Speaker – 12/6/13 in Clayton), Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • International Families: Dilemmas in child custody and visitation (August 2, 2014), Missouri Bar Family Law Conference