James H. Young - Family & Divorce Attorney in Kansas City

Kansas City Lawyer James H. Young

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Mr. Young is the founder of the Law Office of Young, Jakobe and Kuhl, LLC and has been practicing in the area of Family Law for over twenty-five years.

Education & Professional Experience

Mr. Young is an alumnus of the College of Business at the University of Missouri-Columbia, graduating Magna Cum Laude in Economics.  He received his Juris Doctor degree from that same institution.

A dedicated family and divorce attorney in Kansas City, Mr. Young is also a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, as well as the former president of the Missouri Chapter of that national organization.

He is a member of the Missouri Bar Family Law Section and spent two terms (2001-2003) on its Executive Council and as Chair of the Section.

 

 

Other Legal Experience

Mr. Young is also a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, specifically the Family Law Section, and also served as the Chair of that Section in 1995.

He is active in a number of both multiple-county and state-wide committees, including those reviewing the child support chart and issues such as pro se litigation.

Besides serving in a variety of different roles on a number of different groups and committees, Mr. Young has written the text for a divorce video for the Missouri Bar and has been a frequent speaker at seminars, including a recent occasion during which he discussed child support methodology and joint physical custody situations.

In addition to handling complex property and custody cases as a family and divorce attorney, Mr. Young also serves as a mediator and as a Special Master for discovery and other financial issues.

 


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