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Angela L. Spitaleri

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Independence, MO

Spitaleri Law Firm
200 S. Spring St, Suite 200
Independence, MO 64050
Phone: 816-455-9228
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in Missouri Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Spitaleri Law Firm, Angela L. Spitaleri focuses her practice primarily on family law matters. Her firm is located in Independence, Missouri, and she provides representation to clients throughout the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Ms. Spitaleri attended Syracuse University as an undergraduate, where she majored in public relations and received a Bachelor of Science cum laude. She then went on to pursue her legal education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, and in 2012, she was awarded her Juris Doctor.

Many of Ms. Spitaleri’s clients are area residents whose marriages have broken down and who are now having to deal with such divorce-related issues as spousal and child support, property division, and child custody and visitation. An experienced trial attorney, she advocates on their behalf in the courtroom when negotiations have broken down and her clients have not been able to come to an accord on these issues during mediation sessions with their estranged spouses.

In addition to her divorce practice, Ms. Spitaleri has extensive experience in preparing and reviewing prenuptial and postmarital agreements, and she assists those of her clients whose marriages have already been legally dissolved and who are now seeking modifications to or the enforcement of existing parenting and support court orders. She has been admitted to practice before all Missouri state courts since 2012 and before all Kansas state courts since the following year. Ms. Spitaleri’s professional affiliations include the Family Law Section of The Missouri Bar and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and she has been named by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under Age 40 in Missouri.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Wills


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Angela L. Spitaleri

First Admitted: 2012, Missouri

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Educational Background

  • Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications - Syracuse, New York, Bachelor of Science, cum laude
  • Raytown South High School - Raytown, Missouri


  • Family Law Society, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in Missouri by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Family Law Section of the Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
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Office Location for Angela L. Spitaleri

200 S. Spring St
Suite 200
Independence, MO 64050

Phone: 816-455-9228

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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