Jessica Emery


Jessica Emery is an attorney and mediator practicing in St. Louis County, Missouri. Jessica focuses her practice on dispute resolution for families, including divorce mediation, collaborative and amicable divorce, child custody, and estate planning in St. Louis County, Missouri. She is passionate about helping her clients through difficult life transitions. With a background in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution, she is prepared to help her clients reach their goals through the best method possible for their circumstances. Clients describe Jessica as down-to-earth yet professional and efficient.

Jessica holds both a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Washington University School of Law. In law school, she received several top advocacy awards including winning the championship in Washington University's intramural moot court competition and being named the "Best Speaker in the Competition" in a highly competitive national moot court competition. She also received a Cali Award in Arbitration, which is awarded to the student with the highest grade in the class.

While completing her Legal Masters, Jessica interned for a U.S. District Court Judge in the Eastern District of Missouri. She then worked as a civil litigation associate at a specialty civil litigation firm, before turning her focus to public service work representing indigent domestic violence victims at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri as a staff attorney. She continues to serve as a volunteer lawyer for LSEM.

Outside of the office, Jessica is busy as a wife and mother of three children, including twins. She also herds two tabby cats and a Saint Bernard mix.

Bar Admissions and Associations


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Missouri


  • Master of Laws (LL.M.): Negotiation and Dispute Resolution - Washington University in St. Louis
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) - Washington University in St. Louis
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), with Faculty Honors: Politics, Philosophy and Economics - University of Washington


Jessica Emery, JD LLM

230 S. Bemiston Ave, Suite 1200
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: 314-256-9456

Testimonials & Client Thank You Letters

I had the greatest experience dealing with this law firm! Jessica is very professional but extremely down to earth. She doesn't give that "typical attorney" vibe. She communicated with me throughout the process in a very timely manner and I felt that she genuinely had my and my families' best interest in mind. I was gonna go with another firm but I am so glad that I didn't. I highly recommend retaining her for any of your family/custody needs. Know that I would give 10 stars if it were possible!


Attorney Jessica Emery was without a doubt the nicest most helpful attorney I have ever met! She smoothed out what otherwise would have been a painful process and made sure I understood everything along the way with genuine care. I would certainly without a doubt recommend her to anyone! Thank you so much!


Jessica Emery and her team are one of the most amazing, caring law firms out there. I can't say enough good things. She was highly professional and responsive, honest, reliable, compassionate and got the job done. They helped me with preparing settlement agreement and finalizing my divorce, it was done very fast and in a very cost-effective way. Highly recommend. Thank you Jessica!