Allan H. Zerman - Zerman Mogerman LLC

Allan H. Zerman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1991

Allan H. ZermanAllan H. Zerman has been listed for more than fifteen years in Naifeh and Smith, The Best Lawyers in America, for Family Law. He has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 1987, and is a former president of its Missouri Chapter. He is ranked annually by St. Louis Magazine as one of St. Louis’ “Top Lawyers” for Family Law. Since 2005, he has been designated as one of St. Louis’ “Top 50 Super Lawyers” by Law and Politics Magazine — one of only two family law attorneys included in the “Top 50” list — the other being his partner Cary Mogerman.

In 2004, Mr. Zerman became one of only 100 divorce attorneys from across the United States to be inducted as a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers. Mr. Zerman holds the "AV" rating of the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, and has lectured throughout the State of Missouri on family law topics for such sponsors of continuing legal education programming as The Missouri Bar, the University of Missouri, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is a 1960 graduate of the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.

Mr. Zerman has been referenced in several books, and interviewed for an installment of ESPN Classic’s Sports Century program, relating to his role as the personal attorney for St. Louis Cardinal outfielder Curt Flood throughout his famous legal challenge to major league baseball’s reserve clause in the 1972 case of Flood v. Kuhn, 407 US 258 (1972), a legal challenge credited ultimately with resulting in baseball free agency.

Mr. Zerman has co-authored many articles for legal journals and continuing legal education programs over the years. Several of those articles appear elsewhere on this web site. He has also co-authored two chapters in the two-volume book entitled Missouri Family Law: "Characterization and Division of Property in Divorce" and "Conflicts of Law." His comments regarding developments in family law are regularly sought by the publication "Missouri Lawyers’ Weekly." He is married and the father of four children.

 Mr. Zerman, effective January 1, 2014, has become Of Counsel to the firm.

Washington University in St. LouisAB 1958Washington University in St. Louis School of LawJ.D. 1960
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersAmerican College of Family Trial Lawyers

Office Location

100 South Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 325
St. Louis, MO 63105
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the St. Louis Metro Area
Allan H. Zerman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Family Law (Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Enforcement and Modification, Equitable Division, Litigation, Marital Settlement Agreements, Prenuptial Agreements, Special Master)

Other Information

Gender: Male