Ms. Jamie McGavic is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Pedano, O’Shea, McGavic, & Hogenmiller, LLC. Jamie was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. After receiving her undergraduate degree, she went on to attend Saint Louis University School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctorate with a concentration in Civil Litigation Skills. Since her time in law school, she has been exclusively practicing family law. Jamie has membership with the Missouri Bar (Family Law Section) and is also a trained mediator. In addition, Jamie serves on the executive committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL). She has experience working as a Volunteer Advocate at Voices for Children and was a Rule 13 certified student attorney for St. Louis University’s Child Advocacy Clinic. During her time at school, Jamie was also part of the Moot Court and Trial Advocacy.
Jamie graduated with honors from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a Bachelors of Science in Human Development and Family Studies as well as a minor in Social Work, with the intent to practice family law. As an undergraduate, she served as President of Phi Upsilon Omicron and Kappa Omicron Nu Honors Societies, as well as Vice President of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity and Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. Jamie was named Outstanding Senior in her program, served as the College of Human Environmental Sciences commencement speaker, and was a recipient of the Campbell-Harrison Scholarship, all great honors for a budding legal student.
Jamie is licensed to practice law in Missouri and exclusively focuses in the area of family law. She is passionate about providing meaningful legal services, advocating for clients in divorce, child custody issues, adoption matters, spousal support decisions, and other family law situations. In her spare time Jamie enjoys cooking, decorating, and participating in a wine club.