Joe Bante

Founding Member


Attorney Joseph Bante has been in practice for more than 30 years. He is actively involved in the community, serving on the board for Join Hands, a not-for-profit for at-risk children. He also provides pro bono legal services for indigent seniors through the St. Louis County Older Residents Program. He has served on the Webster Groves City Council and taken part in numerous other volunteer and community activities.

The Bante Law Firm represents individual and business clients throughout the greater Saint Louis, Missouri area in a wide variety of areas ranging from divorce, wills and trusts to business contracts and commercial disputes.

Practice Areas

Family Law and Domestic Relations
Divorce and Separation
Child Custody and Visitation/Parenting Plans
Legal Paternity
Child Support and Spousal Support
Child Relocation
Enforcement or Modification of Family Court Orders
Commercial and Residential Real Estate
Business and Commercial Law
Estate Planning and Probate Administration
Traffic and DWI/DUI Defense
Personal Injury Claims
Commercial Litigation
Business Planning
Power of Attorney
Trust Litigation & Disputes
Military Divorce


Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
J.D. – 1991

University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
B.J. – 1987
Major: Journalism

Bar Admission

Missouri, 1991
Illinois, 1992
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1998

Professional Associations

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
St. Louis County Bar Association, Member
Missouri Land Title Association, Member

Classes & Seminars

Adjunct Professor, St. Louis University Law School, 1995 to 2002
Pro-Bono Activities
St. Louis County Older Residents Program
Webster Groves City Council

Ancillary Businesses

Title Company