Address: 3300 NE Ralph Powell Rd,
City: Lee's Summit, Missouri, 64064
Telephone: 816-246-9981
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Website: http://www.yjkfamilylawfirm.com
Email: jyoung@yjkfamilylawfirm.com

 

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Appointed to Supreme Court of Missouri Family Court Committee (Subcommittee reviewing the Form 14 Child Support Chart-as a non-voting member/participant). Appointed to Supreme Court of Missouri and Missouri Bar Joint Commission of Pro Se Litigation. Jim wrote the Missouri Bar’s video entitled, “Divorce - A Guide to the Legal Journey Ahead” along with Jack Wax of the Missouri Bar. Presented said at numerous legal seminars, including the Missouri Bar Mid-Year Meeting, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the Solo and Small Firm Conference. Jim has completed mediation training in compliance with Supreme Court of Missouri and Jackson County Rules and co-authored the supplement of Chapter 25 of The Missouri Bar, Family Law Fourth Ed. Vol. 2 CLE. He is a former co-author of the Missouri Bar Family Law Section “Update on the Law” and assisted attorney Jack Cochran in authoring The Missouri Practice, Vol. 21 on Family Law.

 

Professional Licenses

 

Associations

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow and present President of Missouri Chapter, past Treasurer of the 2000/2001/2002/2003 Missouri Chapter

  • Missouri Bar Family Law Section - Member, Section’s Executive Council 1998 - present and 1991-1992, and Chairman of Section 2001 - 2003. Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Family Law Section - Member (Chairman - 1995). Eastern Jackson County Bar Association - Member. Circuit Court of Jackson County Mediation Advisory Committee - Member. Circuit Court of Jackson County Family Court Liaison Committee - Past Member. Circuit Court of Jackson County Family Law Rules Committee.

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    Education

  • 1986 BSBA University of Missouri-Columbia School of Business
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude in Economics
  • 1989 JD University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law.

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