Margot H. Beasley

*Skilled *Compassionate *Accessible*

Background

A lifelong Missouri resident, Ms.  Beasley has spent years fostering a close connection with the local community. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. During her undergraduate years, she played an important role as crime victim advocate at the first victim advocacy agency in the nation. This position gave her a greater understanding of the difficulties experienced by victims of violent crime, and assisting people in crisis. This insight serves continues to serve her well since many of her clients first contact her during a crisis or after a recent trauma. After graduating with honors from Washington University, she continued her education at the Saint Louis University School of Law, where she earned her J.D.

Margot offers a variety of legal services through the Law Offices of Margot H. Beasley. Her law firm has an excellent reputation throughout the St. Louis area. She focuses exclusively on domestic and family law matters, including divorce, child custody, custody and support modifications, paternity, orders of protection and adoption.

Approach

Ms. Beasley is intimately familiar with the emotions and financial anxiety experienced by those going through divorce and custody matters. She seeks to ease this burden by providing compassionate and informed legal support.   Margot believes that good communication is key to good representation.  Thus, her approach to each case is always focused on client goals.  Because many clients have children in common with the other party, one key focus is the assistance to clients in working toward amicable resolutions.

Margot thoroughly reviews all legal paths with her clients, believing that more educated clients make better key decisions that benefit them and their families. Divorce and custody law in Missouri changes often, and knowledge of current laws and trends is critical to effective counsel.

In matters when parties simply cannot work together toward a resolution, Margot has proven herself to be a tenacious advocate for her clients and their families.  She and her team are well-versed in the host of issues that can arise during family matter litigation. She takes time to get to know each of her clients.  This knowledge, combined with her genuine investment in each client facilitates an attorney-client relationship that is unique in terms of communication and personalized outcomes. She provides comprehensive evaluation and counsel regarding custody, asset division, and maintenance. She belongs to a broad network of area professionals, and frequently collaborates with experts in mental health, asset valuation, and financial planning.  Margot has extensive courtroom experience and is a skilled interrogator.

By their very nature, disputes over family law issues are emotional, so it is critical to work with an attorney who understands the sensitive nature of family matters. For years, Margot Beasley has consistently demonstrated a passion for the well-being of the families of Greater St. Louis. Her familiarity with the local Judges  and family law community make her an effective and respected attorney to have on your side.

Margot is married to her best friend, Rob, who she likes most of the time.  They have two fabulous children and a multitude of rescued pets.