Overview

Jordan Poole joined Carmody MacDonald in 2016 and focuses her practice in the area of family law, specializing in a broad range of complex domestic relations cases, including

  • Divorce/Dissolution of Marriage
  • Child Custody and Support
  • Contempt and Enforcement Proceedings
  • Paternity
  • Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection
  • Legal Separation
  • Modification of Judgments
  • Post-Divorce Asset Division
  • Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Appellate Proceedings

Prior to joining the firm, Jordan was an associate at a prominent law firm in St. Louis for four years, where she cultivated her practice in the area of family law. Jordan decided to pursue her career in family law to help clients navigate through, what can be, the most difficult time in their life. Jordan understands that emotions are often at their highest and recognizes clients’ need for communication and assurance that their interests are protected.

Jordan graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville in the Honors Scholars Program. She majored in English with a double minor in Spanish and Criminal Justice. Jordan is a 2012 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor and graduated on the Dean’s List.

Education

University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia MO, J.D., 2012;

  • Dean’s List
  • CALI Award for Future Excellence

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, English Major, Spanish & Criminal Justice Minor, 2009;

  • Dean’s List
  • Honors Scholars Program
Community Involvement
  • Children’s Heart Foundation, American Heart Association
  • Missouri State Bar Association
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Awards
  • Super Lawyers
    • Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars (2021)
  • Best Lawyers – The Best Lawyers in America – Family Law (2020-2022)
  • CALI Award for Future Excellence
Publications & Presentations
  • Quoted in St. Louis Business Journal article, “On Valentine’s Day, a St. Louis lawyer’s thoughts on prenups” (February 14, 2019)
  • Jordan has previously written articles on divorce for DadsDivorce.com and for the Missouri Men’s Divorce Information Network, including articles on Missouri Property Division Laws and The Ins and outs of the Missouri Relocation Statute.