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Patricia Scaglia

Scaglia Law Firm, LLC


Patricia “Tricia” M. Scaglia, is a solo practitioner in Independence. She practices primarily in the area of family law, frequently serving as a Guardian ad Litem and mediator.

Tricia previously served as law clerk to the late Judge Kelly J. Moorhouse, 16th Judicial Circuit of Missouri and to Judge Robert E. Larsen, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri.

Tricia represents District 8 - Jackson (excluding Kansas City), Clay, and Platte Counties - on The Missouri Bar Board of Governors. She previously served as chair of the Family Law Section.

In 2016, Tricia received the President's Award from The Missouri Bar. And in 2012, she received the Roger P. Krumm Family Law Award for demonstrating "exceptional competence, skill, integrity, commitment and dedication toward the improvement and advancement of the practice of family law."

A frequent CLE contributor, Tricia has provided the Annual Family Law Update for UMKC since 2005 and presented the Annual Missouri Legislative Update for the last six years to local bar associations. She is licensed to practice in Missouri and Kansas.

A life-long Kansas City resident, Tricia received her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), where she serves as an adjunct professor. She received a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Missouri-Columbia.