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Melissa A. Featherston

Melissa A. Featherston

St. Louis, Missouri
888-203-1942 (Toll Free)

I am Melissa Featherston, a Missouri family law attorney serving clients in the Greater St. Louis area. I dedicate 100 percent of my practice to litigation, with a particularly strong focus on divorce, child custody and other areas of family law.

I tried my first case nine months out of law school and have since had many opportunities to advocate for my clients' interests in court. I am also experienced at resolving issues through negotiation and mediation. To learn more about my background, please review my full profile.

Named one of St. Louis' Best Lawyers by ALIVE Magazine, see the article here.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Defense (Federal, State and Municipal)
  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Business and Insurance Disputes
  • State (MO) and Federal Appellate Practice (Civil and Criminal Appeals)
  • Civil Litigation
  • Traffic Violations
  • Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D.
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: Philosophy

Honors and Awards

  • Named one of St. Louis' Best Lawyers by ALIVE Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association, Member, 2003 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • St. Louis City Counselor's Office, Intern, 2002 - 2003
  • The Roach Law Firm, Attorney, 2003 - 2011

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