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Daniel James Pingelton

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Education

  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    • B.S. - 1981
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Journalism

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law

Representative Clients

  • Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Missouri Division of Child Support Enforcement

Representative Cases

  • In re Marriage of Root, 774 S.W.2d 521, 1989, Mo.App. S.D., 1989112362
  • Fort Zumwalt School Dist. v. Recklein, 708 S.W.2d 754, 1986, Mo.App. E.D., 1986121034
  • Dye v. Missouri Division of Child Support Enforcement, 811 S.W.2d 355 (Mo. banc), 1981
  • Baird v. Baird, 843 S.W.2d 388 (Mo.App.E.D.), 1992
  • McCreary v. McCreary, 954 S.W.2d 433 (Mo.App.W.D.), 1997
  • M.D. v. J.J., 30 S.W.3d 215 (Mo.App.W.D.), 2000

Professional Associations

  • Missouri Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1985

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Hearing Officer
  • Missouri Child Support Enforcement Association, Past President and Honorary Life Member

Classes & Seminars

  • Trial Practice, MCSEA, 1994 to 1996
  • Presenter, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Missouri Bar
  • Presenter, National IV-D Law Review, NCSEA, New Orleans, 2002
  • Presenter, National IV-D Law Review, NCSEA, Orlando , 2003
  • Presenter, National IV-D Law Review, NCSEA, Palm Springs, 2004
  • Speaker, WICSEC
  • Speaker, ERICSA
  • Presenter, MCSEA, 1998

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1983

Published Works

  • Family Law: Division of Child Support Enforcement, Missouri Bar, 2001
  • Author, Missouri Family Law, Marital Settlement and Separation Agreements and The Family Support Division, Missouri Bar, 7th ed.
  • Author, Missouri IV-D Law, 2nd ed., 2012
  • Author, Administrative and Judicial Processes in Child Support Cases, GPSolo (American Bar Association), July/August, 2015

Past Positions

  • Missouri Division of Child Support Enforcement, Contract and Staff Attorney, 1986 to 1998