Cary Mogerman


Contact Information
120 S. Central Ave
Ste 1800
Saint Louis,Missouri - 63105-4100

Phone: 314 - 854-8600

Practice State
Missouri

Emphasis

Traditional Practice

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Professional Title

Managing Partner

Law School / Year / Degree

Washington University, in St. Louis 1985 JD

State/Year Admitted to Practice

Missouri 1985

AAML National Positions Held

First Vice President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Nov. 2019-present; Second Vice President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2014-2019; Treasurer, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2013; Member, Board of Governors, 2005-2011 as Missouri Chapter representative; Member, Board of Directors, AAML Foundation, 2010-2016. AAML Committee service: Admissions Procedures, 2006-2011 ; Institute for Family Law Associates, 2006-present; Budget Committee, 2009; 2011-present (Chair, 2013); Bounds of Advocacy Review Committee (Chair) 2009-2010; Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2011-2012;¬¬¬ Long-Range Planning Committee, 2015- present ; Marketing Committee (Co-Chair, 2015; member, 2016-present- ); Negotiation Seminar Committee (Co-Chair, 2014-present). One of two “Committee Liaisons” for all AAML Committees, 2011- 2012

AAML Chapter Positions Held

President, 2002-2003 Member, Sub-Board of Examiners, 2010- present Co-Chair, Biennial Symposium CLE Committee, 2007-present; Member, Biennial Symposium CLE Committee, 1998-1999.

Legal Organizations

Member, Executive Committee, American College of Family Trial Lawyers

CLE Presentations

Faculty, American Bar Association/National Institute for Trial Advocacy Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, 2012-2018; Faculty, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ Institute for Family Law Associates, 2007-present; Speaker- “As Fair as Fair Can Be: When an Equitable Division Is Not An Equal Division,” for the 2019 Biennial Symposium on Advanced Family Law, presented by the Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, on April 4, 2019, St. Louis and on April 5 2019, Kansas City, co-presented in both locations with Anita I. Rodarte, Esq. of Kansas City, Missouri. Speaker- “Marital Agreements: Important Considerations When Untying the Knot,” for the AAML Midyear Meeting Marh 15, 2019, Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Presented as part of a panel consisting of Amanda Trigg, Esq., New Jersey; Philip Gerard, Esq., Arizona; Cassandra Chin, Esq., Virginia; Elizabeth Green Lindsey, Esq., Georgia, and moderated by Helen DAves, Esq., Arizona. Speaker- “2017 Family Law Update: Cases and Statutes” for the Family Law Track CLE program, Missouri Bar Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference, September 14, 2017, Kansas City, Missouri. Co-presented with my law partner, Joseph Kodner. Speaker- “Ethics in Real Life: Professional Responsibility in the Family Law Setting”- a 75 minute presentation on issues in legal ethics for a plenary session of the annual Family Law Conference of the Missouri Bar, August 3, 2017, Branson, Missouri. Speaker- “Unique Remedies for Unique Family Law Problems,” for the 2017 Biennial Symposium on Advanced Family Law, presented by the Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers on April 20, 2017, Kansas City, Missouri, and April 21, 2017, St Louis, Missouri, co-presented in both locations with Anita I. Rodarte, Esq. of Kansas City, Missouri. Speaker- “Taxes, Settlements and Business Valuations: Quick Hits---In Depth Tips,” for the annual meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chicago, Illinois, November 3, 2016. The presentation to nearly 400 attorneys from around the country focused on tax considerations embedded in divorce settlement structures which involved either complex spousal support, or the sale, transfer, or valuation of business interests for equitable distribution purposes. Co-presenters were Jeffrey W. Brend, Esq.of Chicago, and Thomas C. Ries, Esq. of Baltimore. Speaker- “Trusts, Corporations, and other Third Parties in Divorce Litigation,” for the Family Law Section, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, November 23, 2015. Speaker- “100 Days to Trial: Practical Pointers for Prudent Preparation!”- a national webinar co-presented with Robert N. Rosen, Esq. of Charleston, South Carolina, for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, September 29, 2015. Panelist- “Hot Tips: Practice Pointers from the Experts”- one of four panelists selected for for the Missouri Bar Family Law Section’s 15th Annual Family Law Conference; co-presenters were Michael S.J. Albano, Esq., Lori J. Levine, Esq., and F.Richard Van Pelt, Esq., Branson, Missouri, August 7, 2015. Speaker- “Party Planning 101: Dealing with Trusts, Corporations, and other Third Parties in Divorce Cases”- co-presented with Anita I. Rodarte, Esq. of Kansas City, Missouri for the 2015 Biennial Symposium on Advanced Family Law of the Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, St. Louis, Missouri, April 16, 2015 and Kansas City, Missouri, April 17, 2015. Speaker- “Income Tax Issues and Challenges in Divorce,” co-presented with Thomas C. Ries, Esq, of Baltimore, Maryland for the 2013 Annual Institute for Family Law Associates, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chicago, Illinois, June 22, 2013; June 21, 2014; June 27, 2015; June 25, 2016; June 24, 2017; June 23, 2018; also anticipated June 2019. Speaker- “A Divorce Lawyer’s Guide to Some Obscure and Nettlesome Accounting Concepts,” for the 2013 Biennial Symposium on Adanced Family Law of the Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Kansas City, Missouri, April 11, 2013, and St. Louis, Missouri, April 12, 2013, co-presented with Harvey N. Wallace, CPA/ABV (in St. Louis) and John Meara, CPA/ABV (in Kansas City). Speaker- “Mad Men-----and Women: Ethical Dilemmas for Lawyers in Child Custody Cases,” co-presented with Prof. Barbara A. Glesner Fines, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, for the opening plenary session of the Missouri Bar Family Law Section’s annual Family Law Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri, August 2, 2012. Speaker- “Divorce Among the Affluent---Trends and Considerations,” for an in-house continuing professional education program by The Moneta Group, St. Louis, Missouri, July 25, 2012. Speaker- “Delivering a Persuasive Opening Statement in Divorce Cases— Lecture and Demonstration,” for the ABA Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, Boulder, Colorado, July 13, 2013; July 12, 2014; July 11, 2015; July 9, 2016. Speaker- “Preparing Expert Witnesses for Trial in Divorce Cases”, co-presented with Charles Fox Miller, Esq. of Hollywood, Florida, for the AAML Institute for Family Law Associates, Chicago Illinois, June 22, 2012. Speaker- “Ethical Dilemmas In Child Custody Practice”, an all-day program on legal ethics in child custody cases, co-presented with Prof. Andrew I. Schepard, Hofstra University School of Law; Jeffrey P. Wittmann, Ph.D., Albany, New York; Prof. Stacey Platt, Loyola University School of Law, Chicago Illinois; and Joy Feinberg, Esq., Chicago Illinois, for the 49th Annual Conference, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Chicago, Illinois, June 6, 2012. Speaker- “Zealous Advocacy vs. Best Interests,” a 90-minute program on legal ethics in child custody cases, co-presented with Prof. Andrew I. Schepard, Hofstra University School of Law, and Jeffrey P. Wittmann, Ph.D., for the AFCC/AAML’s “Advanced Issues in Child Custody: Evaluation, Litigation and Settlement” Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 16 and 17, 2011. Speaker- “Seven Interesting Trends in the Dissolution of Marriage Cases,” co-presented with Hon. Michael D. Burton, 21st Judicial Circuit, for the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’ annual “Bench and Bar Professional Development Conference,” Branson, Missouri, June 3, 2011. Speaker- “The Top Ten Child Custody Cases Every Missouri Divorce Lawyer Should Know,” co-presented with Anita I. Rodarte, Esq. of Kansas City, for the 2011 “Family Law Symposium” of the Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, April 7 (St. Louis) and April 8 (Kansas City), 2011 (and co-author of accompanying materials). Speaker- “The Business of Getting Divorced- Approaches to Handling Cases Involving Business Interests and Finances: A Symposium in Four Segments,” a four-hour presentation with Harvey Wallace, CPA/ABV and Daniel R. Sokol, Esq.,for the Missouri Bar Annual Family Law Conference, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, August 5, 2010 (primary author of accompanying materials). Speaker- “The Intersection of Family Law and Criminal Law,” for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ annual “Institute for Family Law Associates,” Advanced Course, Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 2010. Speaker- “Tales from the Uniform Trust Code- A ‘Hot Tip’ You Can Use to Invade a Trust to Enforce a Judgment,” for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ annual “Institute for Family Law Associates,” Advanced Course, Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 2010. Speaker- “How to be the Last One Standing: Duelling Experts in Family Law Cases,” for the Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Section Conference, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, June 11, 2010. Speaker- “De-Mystifying Trusts and Other Complex Estate Plans in Divorce,” I conceived, moderated, and developed this program involving Scott H. Malin, Esq. and Allan H. Zerman, Esq., for the Missouri Bar Annual Meeting, Family Law Track CLE programming, St. Louis, Missouri, September 25, 2009. Speaker- “Support and Taxes: Maintenance, Child Support College,” co-presented with Roy H. Kramer, CPA, CDFA, for the 2009 Family Law Conference of the Missouri Bar Family Law Section, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, August 7, 2009 (and co-authored accompanying materials). Speaker- “Helping Your Expert Prepare to Testify in a Child Custody Case---A Brief and Concise Primer,” co-presented with Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich of the New Jersey Chapter, AAML, for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ annual “Institute for Family Law Associates,” Advanced Course, Chicago, Illinois, June 27, 2009 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- “The Top Ten Family Law Cases Every Missouri Lawyer Should Know,” co-presented with Anita Rodarte, Esq. of Kansas City, for the “2009 Family Law Symposium” co-sponsored by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers- Missouri Chapter, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Continuing Legal Education, April 17 (Kansas City) and April 18 ( St. Louis), 2009 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- “Electronic Evidence in the Family Court,” for the 2008 Family Law Conference of the Missouri Bar Family Law Section, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, August 8, 2008 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- “Money Laundering and You—A Cautionary Tale (or Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only the Piano Player),” a presentation on §§ 18 USCA 1956 and 1957 and their potential application to a family law case (or the lawyer handling one), presented as part of the Mid-Year Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, “Intersection of Family Law and Criminal Law” program, La Costa Resort, San Diego, California, March 2008 (and accompanying materials); American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ annual “Institute for Family Law Associates, Advanced Course,” Chicago, Illinois, June 2008. Speaker- “Role of the Second Chair a Family Law Trial,” for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ annual “Institute for Family Law Associates,” Advanced Course, Chicago, Illinois, June 23, 2007; Introductory Course, Chicago, Illinois, June 21, 2008, June 28, 2009, and in June 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- co-presented with S. Jones, “Spyware: What It Is, What It Does, and Use and Misuse in Divorce Cases” materials for a presentation to the “2007 Family Law Symposium” co-sponsored by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers- Missouri Chapter, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Continuing Legal Education, May 17 (Kansas City, Missouri) and May 18 (St. Louis, Missouri) 2007 (and co-authored accompanying materials). Speaker- Evidentiary Issues Raised by “In Re Marriage of Mardell: An Interactive Presentation and Discussion on Issues Raised in theTrial of a Divorce Case” (based upon a licensed presentation of the short film In Re Marriage of Mardell, written and produced by Hal Stanton, Esq. for the Southern California Chapter, AAML), a panel presentation for the “2007 Family Law Symposium” co-sponsored by the Missouri Chapter, AAML and the UMKC CLE Department, May 17 (Kansas City, Missouri) and May 18 (St. Louis, Missouri) 2007. Speaker- “Use of Pornography as a Factor in Child Custody Cases—How Much is Too Much?” presented with Hon. Douglas Beach of the 21st Judicial Circuit of Missouri, and Rosalyn Schultz, Ph.D. to the St. Louis Chapter, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, St. Louis, Missouri, January 17, 2007. Speaker- “Spyware- Does the Law Protect Us?” Missouri Bar Annual Meeting (as part of a panel presentation entitled “Spy Ware and Double Jeopardy: What You Don't Know May Hurt You! How to Protect Yourself and Your Clients”), St. Louis, Missouri, September, 2006 (and co-authored accompanying materials). Speaker- “Civility and the Practice of Family Law: How Seldom is Heard a ‘Discourteous’ Word?”, for the 2006 Family Law Conference of the Missouri Bar Family Law Section, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, August 5, 2006 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- “Evidentiary Issues in Child Custody Cases,” for the Trial Skills Judicial College for Circuit and Associate Circuit Judges, State of Missouri, Office of State Courts Administration, Jefferson City, Missouri, April 21, 2006 (presented with Hon. Thomas Frawley of Missouri’s 22nd Judicial Circuit) (and co-authored accompanying materials). Speaker- “Trends in the Division of Marital Property at Divorce,” for the Trial Skills Judicial College for Circuit and Associate Circuit Judges, State of Missouri, Office of State Courts Administration, Kansas City, Missouri (August, 2005) and St. Louis, Missouri (October, 2005) (and accompanying materials). Speaker- “How to Avoid Having a Bad Day- Avoiding Client Grievances in Family Law Cases,” Missouri Bar Annual Meeting (panel presentation), Kansas City, Missouri, September, 2005. Speaker- "Case Law Update for Family Law: Analysis of the Family Law Cases and New Statutes of the Past Year," annually, for years 1996 to present date, for: Missouri Bar Annual Meeting: Columbia, Missouri, October 1, 2010; Kansas City, Missouri September 22, 2011, and St. Louis, Missouri October 18, 2012, October 8, 2015, and Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, September 22, 2016; Kansas City, Missouri, 2017 Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Family Law Section: (annually) November, 1998, December, 1999, November, 2000, June, 2003-2007; October, 2008, 2009; July 23, 2010; October 7, 2011, June 14, 2014, and June 12, 2015; St. Louis County Bar Association Annual Domestic Relations Law Seminar: (annually) April, 1996, May, 1997, June, 1998, May, 1999, April, 2001, October, 2002, October, 2003- 2007; Novermber 2008, 2009, and 2012; October 2010, 2011; Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Spring CLE Retreats, (annually) May, 1996 through April, 2015; April 22, 2017; April 21, 2018. University of Missouri-Kansas City Domestic Relations Seminar, December, 1996, and February, 1998; Missouri Bar Annual Family Law Institute, Clayton and Columbia, Missouri, August, 1997; University of Missouri-Kansas City: Annual 15-Hour Review of the Law, Clayton, Missouri, June, 1997 and 1998; Missouri Associate Circuit Judges State Meeting, Columbia, Missouri March, 1997; and (and all accompanying materials). Speaker- "Allocation of Marital Debt and Bankruptcy Considerations in Dissolution of Marriage Cases," presented with M. Becker, Esq. for the Trial Skills Judicial College for Circuit and Associate Circuit Judges, produced by the State of Missouri, Office of State Courts Administration, Jefferson City, Missouri, June, 2002 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- "Tax Losses in Divorce Cases," for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Annual Meeting and Seminar, "Hot Tips from the Experts" segment, Chicago, Illinois, November, 2001 (materials authored by Elena Karabatos, Esq. of Mineola, New York). Speaker- “Settlement and Trial of the Divorce Case,”-for the Missouri Bar Family Law Section, Basic Skills of Family Law Course, St. Louis, Missouri, October, 1999 and 2000 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- “Senate Bill 910- An Analysis,”- for the University of Missouri School of Law CLE Department, St. Louis, Missouri, October, 1998; Columbia, Missouri, November, 1998 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- "Valuing Small Businesses and Professional Practices in Divorce," for the Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' Second Annual Institute: An Advanced Seminar and Update on Family Law in Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, October 31, 1997 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- "Sale of a Law Practice Under Missouri's New Rule 1.17," Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis CLE Potpourri for the General Practitioner, St. Louis, Missouri, June 30, 1995 (and accompanying materials) . Speaker- "Cash Flow Tracing to Locate Hidden Funds or Property," Florida Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seventeenth Annual Advanced Family Law Institute, "Hot Tips" segment, Tampa, Florida, May 12, 1995. Speaker- "The Impact of Rule 1.17: Valuing Law Practices in Divorce Cases," University of Missouri-Kansas City Continuing Legal Education Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, December 9, 1994 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- "Update on Missouri Child Custody Law," - seminar presented by Lorman Business Centers, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, April 15, 1994 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- "Discovery and Treatment of Hidden Assets in Divorce Cases," St. Louis County Bar Association Family Law Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, March 25, 1994 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- "Current Developments in Missouri Child Support Cases and The Revised Supreme Court Form 14," - seminar of the BAMSL Solo and Small Firm Practitioners Section, St. Louis, Missouri, March 24, 1994. Speaker- "The Supreme Court's New Proposed Domestic Relations Rules of Practice," to the St. Louis County Bar Association, St. Louis, Missouri, September 24, 1993. Speaker- "Presenting and Defending the Maintenance Case," for the St. Louis County Bar Association, 1993 Domestic Relations Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, May 14, 1993 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- "Property Division in Divorce", for the University of Missouri- Kansas City, Continuing Legal Education Department, Second Annual Family Law Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, December 4, 1992 (and accompanying materials). Speaker - "Update on Domestic Torts," for the the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Family Law Section, St. Louis, Missouri, January 9, 1992 (and accompanying materials). Speaker - "The Law of Domestic Torts in Missouri", Fourth Annual Family Law Institute sponsored by the Missouri Bar, Committee on Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, Missouri, Fall, 1991 (and accompanying materials). Speaker- “Trial Advocacy Training,” for the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., Trial Advocacy Training Program, August 7, 1991, Washington University School of Law; August 4, 1993, St. Louis University School of Law. Speaker - "Legal Implications of CRNA Anesthesia," to the Lincoln County Memorial Hospital Medical Staff, Troy, Missouri, January, 1989.