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The Coulter Law Firm
Joan A. Coulter
Joan A. Coulter


Saint Louis, Missouri





Joan A. Coulter is the founding attorney of The Coulter Law Firm, LLC.  With more than a decade experience, Joan focuses her practice on Family Law, and Litigation.  She counsels clients on their rights and case strategy in Dissolutions, Paternity Actions, Motions to Modify, Adoptions, and concerning Child or Spousal Support.  Her services include:
Dissolution of marriages, legal separations, annulments, establishing paternity, establishing custody, establishing visitation, child support, grandparent's rights, domestic violence restraining orders, temporary orders of protection, adoptions, name changes, emancipation, prenuptial agreements, post/antenuptial agreements, and modifications of existing court judgments.
Also, Joan has had extensive experience as a Guardian ad Litem, advocating for the best interest of children during court proceedings.

Joan has an Avvo Rating of 9.5
She sets herself apart from other attorneys in the community by the level of involvement and personalized care she gives her clients.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Litigation
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Traffic Law
  • Child Custody & Support
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • Paternity Actions

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    • Master of Education
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Honors: cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2016 to Present
  • St. Charles County Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Juvenile Law Committee, 2004 to Present
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Education Law Committee, 2004 to Present
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Member, 2001 to Present
  • The National Association of Professional Women, Member, 2013 to 2015

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