About Us

As a former prosecutor for St. Louis County, Mr. Kagan’s has the unique background in prosecuting and defending citizens of the State of Missouri. Mr. Kagan has a clear advantage when fighting all criminal charges in Federal , State, and Municipal court based on his 12 years of experience with the criminal justice system.

Mr. Kagan has 12 years of experience in jury trials, bench trials, and motion hearings in virtually every state court in the State of Missouri. He has been involved in the defense of hundreds of cases including misdemeanor and felony DUI/DWI, felony and misdemeanor drug possession, felony drug trafficking charges, manslaughter, murder, burglary, gun and assault cases.

Born in Minsk, Belarus, Mr. Kagan is fluent in Russian and is in great demand from the growing Russian and Bosnian community for his expertise in criminal law. He has been asked to speak at numerous naturalization ceremonies at the federal courthouse in downtown St. Louis for newly admitted U.S. citizens.

Mr. Kagan graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he played football for the Missouri Tigers and was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha national fraternity. He earned his law degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law.

Mr. Kagan is licensed to practice in the State Court of Missouri, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Bar Admissions.

  • Missouri, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association, 2002 – Present
  • Young Lawyers Association, 2002 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Stars – Super Lawyers, 2009
  • Rising Stars – Super Lawyers, 2010

Classes and Seminars

  • Teach Mock Trial Class to Police Department, 2003 – Present
  • Teach In-Court Testimony to Police Department, 2006 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office, Assistant Prosecutor, 2002 – 2005


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida, 2000
  • J.D.
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, 1996
  • B.S.
  • Major: Political Science


  • Pi Kappa Alpha
Mr. Kagan is a top notch professional, he just gets it done!
~LM, Saint Louis

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