Joseph A. DeWoskin


Joseph A. DeWoskin is a solo practitioner in Kansas City, Kansas. He practices in the area of family law, military law, landlord/tenant, Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and general litigation. Mr. DeWoskin is admitted to practice law in Missouri, Kansas, the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Federal District Court for the Western District of Missouri, U. S. Federal District Court of Kansas, United States Army Criminal Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

He has more than 27 years of legal experience, including nearly 9 years of service on active duty with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. In December 2018, Mr. DeWoskin retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army JAG Corps after 27 years of combined active duty and reserve military service.

Mr. DeWoskin has been a frequent teacher at CLEs on military family law issues and other military issues throughout the country, for local and national organizations. He has been retained on multiple occasions to testify and assist as an expert and/or to draft documents on legal matters relating to military divorce, including cases involving the Division of Military Retirement, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and rights under the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act.