Richard Harper, Esq.

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Modification
  • Law
  • Mediation


  • Missouri State Public Defender Commission
    Assistant Public Defender 1988-1991
  • Saint Louis County Prosecuting Attorney
    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney 1991 – 2017


  • Saint Louis University B.A.
    • Psychology


  • Saint Louis University School of Law
    • J.D.

Richard Harper, Esq.

Team Leader Attorney

Richard is a Team Leader Attorney at Stange Law Firm, PC and he practices out of the Clayton, Missouri Office. He will listen to your family law case and will help guide you through the legal process.

Richard has been practicing law for more than thirty years and has extensive litigation experience in civil and criminal litigation. Prior to working at Stange Law Firm, Richard worked at the St. Louis County Circuit Attorney’s Office where he supervised a department, (2017 to 2018), the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (1991 to 2017) and the Missouri State Public Defender Commission (1988 to 1991).

Richard graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. He later went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from the St. Louis University School of Law. Richard has extensive litigation and legal research and writing experience, and is on the Elder Law Committee of the Missouri Bar Association. Richard is also a trained Mediator.

In addition to his legal work, Richard likes to spend time with family, attend Church, read, listen to music, and watch movies.

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Awards & Honors

  • Lead Counsel Verified in Family Law, since 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mediator

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