Zofia Sowers has 16 plus years experience as one of the top attorneys in the field of family law and during that time she has become one of the region’s foremost experts in divorce, prenuptual agreements, modifications and specialized situations. Zofia has focused on the practice of divorce and family law exclusively in St. Louis for more than a decade and a half, and has represented clients in hundreds of divorce cases, including complex disputes involving the division of high-value assets, valuations of business interests, tracing of assets and income, as well as challenging custody issues. Zofia’s clients have included business owners, executives, lawyers, doctors, accountants, pro athletes, and stay at home parents, all of which she has helped attain a successful outcome, through what can be a stressful and difficult process.

Zofia was selected by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers as a Super Lawyer in 2018 as well as the Rising Star in Family Law in 2009, 2010, and 2011. In 2019, Zofia was recognized by Best Lawyers.  She is well-respected by her peers in the St. Louis legal community.  She has authored and co-authored articles on family law and international law topics.

Born in Warsaw, Poland, Zofia earned her law degree from the University of Warsaw.  After moving to the United States, she earned a postgraduate law degree from Saint Louis University.  Zofia resides in Ladue with her husband and two young daughters.

Zofia is a member of the Missouri and New York Bar Associations and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. 

Bar Admissions: 

  • New York (2002)

  • Missouri (2002)


  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers 2018

  • Best Lawyers 2019

  • Rising Star, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Family Law, 2009 - 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

  • Member, New York Bar Association

  • Member, Missouri Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Constitution Making, Peace Building, and National Reconciliation: The Experience of Poland In: Laurel E. Miller (Ed.), Framing the State in Times of Transition: Case Studies in Constitution Making (pp. 391-416). Washington, DC: United States Institute of, 2010

  • Co-Author, External Review of Constitutional Amendments? International Law as a Norm of Reference, Published in Israel Law Review, 2012

  • Co-Author, Review of Constitutionality of Constitutional Amendments (An Imperfect Response to Imperfections), Yale Law School: Global Constitutionalism, 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Women You Want on Your Side of the Table - Carmody MacDonald Principals Joyce Capshaw and Zofia Garlicka Sowers are featured in the Women in Business section of the May 3, 2013 issue of Ladue News. Ms. Capshaw and Ms. Sowers were profiled for being professional business women and also effortlessly maintaining the "work-life balance". The firm supports attorneys who "thrive in the courtroom, as well as at home." A link to the full article can be found here, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Saint Louis University

  • University of Warsaw

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