Jim concentrates his practice in martimonial litigation. He has more than 29 years of litigation experience, and has concentrated in Family Law for more than 25 years. Jim has represented numerous individuals in widely diverse domestic relations litigation, including considerable appellate practice.
Jim's experience includes extensive work in matrimonial litigation involving complex financial issues, real estate, closely-held business interests and valuation disputes, as well as considerable experience in high-conflict child custody cases. Jim has authored and co-authored numerous appellate briefs in a wide variety of Family Law contexts, as well as other civil litigation. Jim also collaborates with other Carmody MacDonald trial attorneys in Family Law matters and in Business Litigation.
Fellow, The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (Family Law) - 2006-2017
Best Lawyers in America (Family Law) - 2009-2017
Best Lawyers Family Law Lawyer of the Year - St. Louis 2013 and 2018
Missouri Lawyers Weekly - "Best Award" - Family Law / Paternity - 2008
Missouri Lawyers Weekly - "Best Award" Runner Up - Family Law / Paternity 2009
AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale Hubbell