Michelle J. Spirn

Michelle J. Spirn

Michelle J. Spirn has tried and settled numerous complex family law cases. She concentrates her practice in all facets of family law litigation, including but not limited to dissolution of marriage, legal separation, paternity, maintenance, child support, child custody, modification matters, enforcement actions, appeals and pre- and post-nuptial agreements.

Michelle also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Washington University School of Law teaching Family Law Practice and Drafting.  In addition, she was appointed by the Supreme Court of  the State of Missouri to serve the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel on its Region X Disciplinary Committee (Saint Louis County). The OCDC investigates complaints by the public and recommends discipline actions against attorneys. In 2014, Michelle was admitted to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a nationally recognized organization whose members demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.


Awards and Distinctions:

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (Family Law), 2014
Peer-Review AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell


Professional Affiliations:

The Missouri Bar
St. Louis  County Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Practice Areas:

Family Law
Domestic relations


J.D., Washington University – St. Louis, 1996
(Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law, American Jurisprudence Award 1994)
B.A., The George Washington University, 1992

Publications/Speaking Engagements:

Participant, “Table of Experts,” St. Louis Business Journal, September 26, 2014
Speaker, “Combating Dirty Tricks of the Trade,” Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, October 1, 2013
Speaker, “Divorce Law Guide From A-Z,” National Business Institute, June 25, 2013
Publication, “Hot Button Legal Topics,” Ladue News, February 7, 2013




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