Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
Jacquelyn S. Gonz, Attorney at Law
21450 Hwy 32, Suite B
Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
Born and raised in Southeast Missouri, Jackie is proud of her blue collar, working class upbringing.
After graduating from the University of Tulsa in December of 1991 and passing the Missouri Bar in April of 1992, Jackie began her law practice in the 24th Judicial Circuit; having been an associate with two separate law firms before venturing out as a solo practitioner in 1995.
Jackie's practice is primarily in civil litigation handling family law issues ranging from divorce to paternity and civil litigation involving personal injuries from auto collisions, work related injuries and injuries caused by another person's negligence. She handles cases in the following counties: St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Jefferson, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Perry, and Cape Girardeau Counties.
Jackie believes that the greatest honor she has is representing people in a time of crisis. She offers people hope.
Along with the practice of law, Jackie is a very involved member of the community. She has four children ranging in age from 20 to 8 and participates in their activities of band, choir, cheerleading, basketball, football, wrestling, track, girl scouts and boy scouts.
Jackie believes in telling people the truth and not simply telling people what they want to hear for a retainer.
Areas of Practice70% Family Law
10% Criminal Defense
10% Personal Injury
10% Wills & Estate
Litigation Percentage50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Legal SpecialtiesCertificate of Mediation training, Saint Louis University School of Law, 2013
Guardian Ad Litem, State of Missouri, 2014
Bar AdmissionsMissouri, 1992
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2010
EducationUniversity of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
J.D. - December, 1991
Honors: Phi Delta Phi, Member
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
B.S. - 1989
Honors: With Honors
Major: Political Science
Representative CasesMartin v. Mehyler (Eastern District 2014)
Nickles v. Nickles (Eastern District 2014)
Professional Associations and Memberships
24th Judicial Bar Association, President, 2014 - 2015
American Bar Association, 2012 - 2015
Past Employment PositionsElpers & Gonz, PC, Attorney, 2010 - 2015
John Williams Law Firm, Attorney, 1994 - 1995
Mike Maynard Law Firm, Attorney, 1992 - 1994