H. Edward Ryals, Esq.

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Team Leader Attorney
Arnold, Missouri
Edward Ryals is an attorney who you can count on when it comes to your family law matter. Edward is dedicated to his clients, and is willing to walk them through every step of the case. With sympathy and passion, Edward is the attorney to help lead your case.  Edward is a Team Leader Attorney at Stange Law Firm, PC and can use his experience in mediation to assist you in your case.  He helps Jillian Wood manage the Arnold, Missouri, Maryville, Illinois and Bloomington, Illinois offices.

Edward graduated from Lincoln University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.  He then went on to get his Juris Doctorate degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1999.

Prior to joining Stange Law Firm, PC, Edward worked at two different civil litigation law firms where he gained significant litigation and trial experience.  Most recently, Edward was a solo practitioner where family law was a significant part of his practice.

When not working, Edward loves to spend his free time outdoors. You can find him boating or enjoying the sport of Basketball.

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Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Contempt
  • Guardianship
  • Orders of Protection
  • Family Access Motions
  • Domestic Relation Matters

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois


  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D.
  • Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri
    • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • Lead Counsel Rated for Family Law, Lead Counsel, 2016
  • AVVO Excellent Rating
  • Attorney & Practice Magazine - Top 10 Attorney in Missouri for Family Law, 2018
AVVO Rating Excellent Lead Counsel Rated