Comprehensive, Reliable Representation

The Christen D. Shepherd Law Office in Missouri is focused on preserving your rights and providing dynamic family law counsel. As an experienced Kansas City divorce law attorney and the sole practitioner at my firm, I understand how to build a successful case through meaningful personal interactions and relentless advocacy. I represent clients struggling with a variety of legal issues, including custody disputes and paternity.

I'm dedicated to working closely with you to resolve your legal matter in the most favorable way possible. No matter how difficult your life seems right now, having an experienced, aggressive attorney on your side makes a difference.

Contact me today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Family Law

  • Uncontested divorce
  • Spousal support
  • Child support
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Modifications to custody, visitation, and support agreements
  • Orders of protection
  • Paternity
  • Adoption and guardianship
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Limited scope representation

Christen D. Shepherd Law Office offers exceptional service. We're dedicated to the swift and effective resolution of your family legal matters. Located in North Kansas City. Call Christen D. Shepherd today at 816-775-0154 to arrange your consultation.

Attorney Christen D. Shepherd

Bar Admissions:

  • Missouri, 1999
  • Kansas, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2000
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: Chief Justice, Moot Court Board
    • Law Review: University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Staff, 1997 - 1999
  • The University of Texas, Austin, TX
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Major: Advertising

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Tiera Farrow Outstanding Community Member Award, 2011
  • The Order of Barristers, 1999 - Present
  • UMKC Trial Team, competed in competitions sponsored by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Committee
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, Domestic Law Committee
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member.

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Volunteer Attorney Project for Legal Aid of Western Missouri, 2010 - Present
  • LAKC Public Education Events, 2010

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