St. Louis, Missouri 63105
Jennifer R. Piper practices in all areas of family law. She received her law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law and graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.A. in political science.
She is a member of the Missouri Bar Association. Ms. Piper was named a Rising Star, Up and Coming Lawyer for the State of Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Weekly for 2009; a Rising Star, Up and Coming Lawyer for 2010-2015 by Missouri Super Lawyers; Selected to Super Lawyers in 2020-2021; and was named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2017-2021 in the practice area of Family Law. Ms. Piper recently received a Women’s Justice Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2019.
Ms. Piper served as a member of the 2010 and 2011 inaugural class of Barristers in The Theodore McMillian American Inn of Court. As a member and Past President of The St. Louis County Bar Association, Ms. Piper is still actively involved in the organization and helps organize Continuing Legal Education Seminars and events. Ms. Piper was appointed and served on a special committee of the Missouri Bar Association dealing with issues involving juvenile cases and immigration. Ms. Piper was appointed by St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge Burton to serve on a special committee to improve the Family Court of St. Louis County that developed and implemented new local rules and procedures. Ms. Piper served on the Board of Directors for Caring for Kids, an organization developed and designed to provide essential resources to meet the urgent needs of children in foster care in St. Louis County.
Certified as a Guardian Ad Litem, Ms. Piper is regularly appointed to represent and protect children by Judges and Commissioners in St. Louis County and St. Louis City. Ms. Piper volunteers as a Guardian Ad Litem for the St. Louis County Domestic Violence Court Docket. Ms. Piper is certified as a Mediator for civil and family law matters. Ms. Piper is also a certified Parenting Coordinator and is regularly appointed by the Court to assist families with the most difficult custody matters.
Professional ActivitiesThe Missouri Bar Association Illinois Bar Association, Inactive St. Louis County Bar Association, Past President St. Louis County Bar Association, President, 2010 St. Louis County Bar Association, President Elect, 2009 St. Louis County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2008 St. Louis County Bar Association, Secretary, 2007 St. Louis County Bar Association, Executive Committee, 2003 – 2006 The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis The Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis The Theodore McMillian Inns of Court, Barrister, Inaugural class 2010 St. Louis County Law Library, Board of Directors, 2004 – 2010 Caring For Kids, Board of Directors 2010-2013 The Missouri Bar Association Juvenile Courts and Law Committee, Vice-Chair 2011-2012 Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, National Member and Missouri Chapter
University Of Missouri, Columbia, BA 1998
St. Louis University, School of Law, JD 2001