Attorney and Managing Partner Mark W. Haefner

Mark Haefner was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. After high school, Mark attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Administration of Justice.

Upon graduating from UMKC, Mark began working at the Missouri Division of Family Services. He investigated child abuse and neglect. He later transferred to the Alternative Care Unit and worked with children in foster care.  Read more

Director of Operations Deanna R. Haefner


Meet Deanna – our Director of Operations. Deanna was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. Her roots to the Northwest extend to her love of the Seattle Seahawks and pursuit of caffeinated beverages at all costs. However, her desire for sunlight lead her to travel and live in both Honolulu, Hawaii and Scottsdale, Arizona for the early parts of her professional career. Eventually, a desire for a land of four distinct seasons and family-oriented living caused her to settle into Overland Park, Kansas.

She has studied at the University of Washington and completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a minor in Sociology from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Read more


Associate Attorney Cara C. Keeble Lutterman

Cara C. Keeble was born and raised in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. After graduation, she attended the University of Missouri, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Minor in Business, and a Certificate in International Studies.
Cara continued her education at the St. Louis University School of Law, which is where she focused her education to specialize in family law matters. During her tenure at SLU, Cara received her Certificate in Civil Litigation with a focus in Family Law. Read More

Associate Attorney Andrew D. Pichler

Andrew Pichler was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Oakville High School in St. Louis. After graduation, he attended Westminster College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Sports Marketing.

Upon graduating from Westminster, Andy continued his education at the St. Louis University School of Law, where he discovered his passion for family law.

Andy has worked at the St. Louis County Law Library, where he assisted attorneys with legal research and helped non-attorneys obtain information on self-representation. Read more

Attorney Client Coordinator Amy L. Higgins

Amy Higgins was born and raised in St Louis, Missouri. She studied Psychology t the University of Missouri – St Louis

where she was an active member of the Pierre Laclede Honors College. During this time, Amy developed a passion for philanthropy as she continues to volunteer with

Easter Seals Midwest, H.I.K.E, and is a member of her local O.E.S. Chapter.

Amy’s professional career has centered around strategies to manage current and potential client relationships and interactions, s

pecifically focusing on client retention and satisfaction. She has worked in several areas of law, and has found that family law both excites and challenges her. Read more

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Marketing Assistant Paige L. Hohnstrater

Paige Hohnstrater was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She is currently pursing an MBA at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She has served as the Vice President of the University of Missouri Marketing Club and actively volunteers within her community.

Paige has worked with several other St. Louis organizations including the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation, FormFast, The Arland Group, and American Plating Company. She has passion for the marketing, communications, and PR sides of business. Read more

Client Specialist Dzeneta Kuhinja

Meet Dzeneta! She is our Client Experience Specialist and is a great addition to our team. Dzeneta was born in Bosnia and raised in St. Louis.

She attended St. Louis Community College where she received her Associate of Applied Science in Legal Studies for the Paralegal. After STLCC, she attended Webster University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies. At Webster she received the Legal Studies Department Honors and is a member of Lambda Epsilon Chi, a national academic honor society for paralegals. Throughout her schooling she worked as a paralegal intern for another law firm. Read more.

Legal Clerk Madeline Jones

Madeline Jones was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended Oakville High School where she was a cheerleader and journalism student. She is currently a junior at the University of Missouri – Columbia, studying to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. Madeline is also in the Tri Delta sorority at Mizzou where she shares her passion for helping St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with her sisters.

Madeline is a pivotal part of the Haefner Law Office team. During school breaks, Madeline works on various projects both client and admin related. Her attention to detail and determined work ethic are great assets to the firm’s resources. Read more

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