Lauren A. Gearhart

Associate Attorney

St. Louis Divorce Attorney Lauren A. Gearhart St. Louis divorce attorney Lauren A. Gearhart enjoys the personal connection she is able to foster with her clients at a time when they often feel unsure where to go.

Divorce is a critical life transition, and Ms. Gearhart works with her clients to ensure they make the best decisions for their future.

“I always want to ensure that I get the job done for my clients and strive for the results that they deserve,” Ms. Gearhart said.

When children are involved, she makes sure they are the top priority.

“In cases involving children, I strive to ensure that the child’s best interests are paramount to many of the emotions that interplay with domestic litigation,” she said.

Family law cases are unpredictable. No attorney, no matter how skilled, is able to guarantee an outcome of a case. However, Ms. Gearhart can ensure that her clients have an advocate in their corner who will do whatever possible to protect their rights.

“I often tell clients that I cannot predict how long a certain process may take, but know that they will be advocated for each step of the way,” Ms. Gearhart said. “They will also be in frequent communication with me as to ensure they do not feel left out of the loop or uncertain as to where their case stands.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Gearhart is licensed in Missouri and Illinois.


Ms. Gearhart received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Sociology. She earned her Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Gearhart practiced family law, wills, general civil litigation, criminal defense, and appellate work.


  • Missouri Bar Association, 2014
  • Illinois Bar Association, 2013
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2013
  • Madison County Illinois Bar Association, 2014


  • Elected into the National Order of the Barristers
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
  • Associate Justice, Southern Illinois University Moot Court