Chad Hager, Esq.

Practice Areas

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

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Middle Tennessee State University
    • B.A.

Chad Hager, Esq.

Partner/General Counsel/Secretary

When you’re going through a family law matter, you need someone you can trust. Chad Hager will be there to help you in your time of need. Using his family law experience, he will help you through the difficult time in your life. Chad is Partner/General Counsel/Secretary at Stange Law Firm, PC in the Troy, MO Office in Lincoln County. As a Partner, Chad manages the Central Region of Stange Law Firm, PC. Chad has been with Stange Law Firm since 2013.

Before studying law, Chad earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Middle Tennessee State University. Years after received his undergraduate degree, Chad attended Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois where obtained his Juris Doctor. While in law school, he spent time working for the University’s legal clinic as a Student Legal Worker where he assisted elderly individuals from the initial interview through the completion of their legal needs. After graduating, Chad gained skills as an attorney as a solo practitioner in St. Charles County. Since joining Stange Law Firm in 2013, Chad has gained valuable experience assisting clients with difficult divorce and family law matters and has become a Partner. Chad is licensed to practice in the State of Missouri.

Because of his hard work and dedication to assisting his clients, Chad has been recognized with many awards, including:

  • Super Lawyers – Chad was named a Rising Stars Honoree by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine for 2021. (The final published Rising Stars list represents no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state.)
  • Chad is Lead Counsel Rated for divorce and family law. Since 1997, Lead Counsel Status Verified has been granted to attorneys who possess the right professional experience and a spotless record.

When Chad is not taking on family law cases, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Carolyn and their 4 children. He also enjoys searching the area for vintage electronics to add to his collection, and watching movies. Chad also enjoys playing golf and watching SEC college football.

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Honors and Awards


  • Rising Stars Honoree, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine, 2021
  • Lead Counsel Rated in Family Law, since 2018
  • Lead Counsel Rated in Divorce, since 2020

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