Clayton, Missouri 63105
In over 25 years of practice, Susan Amato has represented hundreds of individuals in a wide variety of issues relating to divorce, custody and other family law matters, through litigation, mediation and collaborative practice. She has an established reputation in dispute resolution with the focus of her practice on conflict resolution, mediation and collaborative practice. Susan was the founding President of the Collaborative Family Law Association in St. Louis.She has been named by Saint Louis Magazine and by U.S. News as a “Best Lawyer” in the areas of Collaborative Family Law and Family Law Mediation, and holds the Martindale Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rating for achieving the highest level of professional excellence.
Professional ActivitiesFounding President, Collaborative Family Law Association - St. Louis (2003 - 2005); Missouri Bar Association, Family Law Section and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee; Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; Women's Lawyer Association; Academy of Family & Conciliation Courts (local planning group member, 2007 - ); International Association of Collaborative Professionals; Advanced Practitioner Member, Association for Conflict Resolution, Family Law Section, Member and prior Board Member, Association of Missouri Mediators, Certified Advanced Practitioner with the Academy of Professional Family Mediators. Listed in Best Lawyers for Collaborative Family Law and Family Law Mediation.
St. Lawrence University, B.A.
Washington University, J.D.