Paola Arzu Stange

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Clayton, MO

Stange Law Firm, PC
 | 120 S. Central Avenue, Suite 450
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: 855-805-0595
Fax: 314-963-9191
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Paola Stange is a native of Guatemala, yet grew up in the United States. A graduate of Emory University School of Law, Ms. Stange is licensed to practice in both Missouri and Georgia (inactive). Her successful law career began with her wide range of accomplishments in law school, including membership in the Moot Court Society. She gained experience as a clerk for a family law firm in Atlanta. She is now a founding partner at Stange Law Firm, PC, and offers her clients legal assistance in both Spanish and English.

The entire law career of Ms. Stange is focused on family law and assisting clients with domestic matters. Ms. Stange is specifically trained as a collaborative family law attorney and guardian ad litem. In 2011, she was the recipient of the Outstanding Volunteer Domestic Violence Guardian ad Litem award. She served on the St. Louis County Rules Committee in 2010 that was responsible for adopting new local court rules in domestic cases. Ms. Stange also served previously on the board of directors for Kids in the Middle. Ms. Stange is now on the board of directors for the Mid-County YMCA in Brentwood and the Endangered Wolf Center. Her dedication to her community shines in her pro bono and community service activities.

Ms. Stange is a graduate of the American Bar Association (ABA) Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute, which is recognized as highly prestigious and is taught by some of the country's top domestic attorneys.  Ms. Stange is also an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law where she serves as a trial skills instructor for the Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques.   

Ms. Stange was selected in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 to the Rising Stars list by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine.  Ms. Stange has also received the following awards/honors:

  • 10.0/10.0 Superb Rating through AVVO;
  • Top 40 under 40 Lawyers for Missouri Family Law by the American Society of Legal Advocates from 2014-Present;
  • Top 10 Family Lawyer under 40 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys from 2014-present;
  • Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers from 2014-Present;
  • "10 Best" for Client Satisfaction in Missouri, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014-Present;
  • Lead Counsel Rated for Divorce/Family Law in 2014-Present;
  • Member of the Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015-Present;
  • Top 40 Under 40 for Matrimonial and Family Law, The National Advocates, 2015-Present
  • Best Attorneys of America, Rue Ratings', Lifetime Charter Member
  • Further, Ms. Stange has spoked and/or commentated at CLE Seminars for various organizations.

Paola enjoys giving back to her community through volunteer work. Paola and Kirk received the 2016 Golden Plate Award from Old Newsboys as well as the 2015 Making a Difference Award.  Old Newsboys is a non-profit organization that has raised millions of dollars for hundreds of St. Louis area children's charities.  Additionally, Paola is on the Board of Directors for the Mid-County YMCA and the Endangered Wolf Center. The Mid-County YMCA focuses on offering programs and services that focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. The Endangered Wolf Center was founded more than four decades ago to focus on the recovery of the endangered wolf population so that they can be returned to their native habitats.  Further, Paola is part of the 2017 Emory University School of Law Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques where she serves as an adjunct professor in the role of a trial skills instructor. In 2019, Paola was nominated and received an invitation to serve as a member on the Emory Law Alumni Board.

For complex family law cases that require mediation or court resolution, Ms. Stange offers differentiated representation to Missouri clients.

Note: The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. Paola Stange is responsible for the content. Principal place of business 120 South Central Ave, Suite 450, Clayton, MO 63105.  Past results afford no guaranty of future results and every case is different and must be judged on its own merits. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

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top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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About Paola Stange

Admitted: 2008, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.stangelawfirm.com/Our-Professionals/Paola-A-Stan...

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Graduate, American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, 2007
  • Mediation Training, St. Louis University School of Law, 2010
  • Collaborative Practice Training, ICLE Georgia , 2010

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Educational Background:

  • Graduate, American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, 2007, 2007
  • Emory University, B.S. in Biology, 2001

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Office Location for Paola Arzu Stange

120 S. Central Avenue
Suite 450
Clayton, MO 63105

Phone: 855-805-0595

Fax: 314-963-9191

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Last Updated: 12/3/2019

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