Schappe and Schappe is a family-owned Missouri law firm with the experience and skill to protect and defend you, your family, or your business.
Our locations in St. Charles, Missouri and Jefferson City, Missouri are here to serve your legal needs throughout Missouri.
We’re available to represent and assist clients in federal court.
We’re available to represent and assist clients in federal court.

Professional Registration Law

We defend professional license holders from accusations, fight the denial of licenses, defend licensees under investigation, appeal adverse licensing agency decisions, and offer complete license law services.

Family Law & Divorce

We represent individuals in all aspects of family law, including divorce and separation, custody, child support, division of property and alimony. Schappe and Schappe is experienced in resolving disputes about spousal support through negotiated settlements and, when necessary, in trial.

Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation is insurance coverage held by an employer that provides benefits to workers injured on the job. But filing a claim can be confusing, and you need to make sure you’re receiving all of the benefits you are entitled to. Schappe and Schappe will help and protect you throughout your case.

Schappe and Schappe is a full service mid-Missouri law firm providing a wide variety of legal services for our clients in Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks, and across Missouri.

Our partners, father and son, bring decades of litigation and problem-solving experience to the practice of law. With law offices in St. Charles, Missouri and Jefferson City, Missouri, we are equipped to represent you in matters at the local, state, and federal levels anywhere in Mid-Missouri.

Michael and Christopher Schappe are here to solve your legal problems. Contact us today for help navigating child support, divorce, juvenile law, family law, doctor license or nurse license, injury, workers’ compensation, traffic, or DWI, or other Missouri law concerns.



Criminal Defense

A criminal charge can limit your opportunities in life. If you have been accused of a crime, it is the strong advice of Schappe & Schappe that you invoke your right to remain silent and your right to a lawyer. Schappe & Schappe will provide aggressive representation to ensure that your rights are protected.

Personal Injury

If you’ve been seriously injured, you need an advocate—someone who is not afraid to fight for your legal rights. You need a personal injury lawyer in your corner. Schappe and Schappe know that most personal injury cases are won in the courtroom, which is why we prepare every claim as if it will be taken to trial. In doing so, we give you an edge at the negotiating table that has proven to be effective time and time again.
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About Michael Schappe

Michael Schappe has practiced law in St. Charles, Missouri, since 1973. He has served a municipal judge of both St. Peters and Moscow Mills, and he served his nation in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970. He is active in All Saints Catholic Church, is a member of the Knights of Columbus and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Michael is licensed to practice in state, federal, and administrative courts in Missouri, and he is a lifelong resident of St. Charles County.


About Christopher Schappe

Christopher Schappe has practiced law since 2000. He serves as a youth baseball  coach and, with his family, is an active member of St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church in Jefferson City, Missouri. Christopher is a member of the Cole County and the Boone County Bar Associations. Christopher is licensed to practice law in all Missouri courts and in administrative courts in Missouri, and he has called mid-Missouri home for over twenty years.


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