Professional Details

Michael Shea
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Shea Kohl Law, LC

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400 N 5th St
St Charles, MO 63301
(636) 946-9999

Description of Practice

Attorney Michael Shea is a Senior Mediator for family disputes in St. Charles County Missouri. His mission is to help clients arrive at favorable outcomes for divorce, child custody and other family law related disputes.

Professional Background

Well-known as a top family lawyer in St. Charles County, Attorney Mike Shea has 40 years of family law experience. He has seen it all and truly understands that family problems affect every aspect of your life – your children, finances, friends, and future. In recognition of these abilities, his peers in court have elected and appointed Mike Shea for many years as a Special Master of the St. Charles Family Court.


Michael Shea trained under acclaimed "Divorce Whisperer", Attorney Marta Papa. Over the years, Mr. Shea has himself become noted for his skilled negotiations and wise guidance as a mediator, enabling Saint Charles County families to settle favorably out of court.


Law Degree (Juris Doctor) and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Missouri.


Mr. Shea works hard to understand and formulate solutions to the unique needs of his clients. He uses his deep understanding of family issues to mediate cases efficiently, minimizing their adverse effects on his client’s personal life, finances, and children.

Other Information

Apart from earning the trust and gratefulness his clients, Attorney Shea is also esteemed in the legal community. His peers in court have elected him for many years as a St. Charles Family Court Special Master, an authority that makes prompt recommendations in high-conflict cases. He has also been given the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, the highest rating from reputable lawyer review body Martindale-Hubbell. These are among the various other accolades he has received for his longstanding legal excellence and commitment.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional

References available upon request.