Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, St. Louis
Alan Freed is among the best in the nation in family law matters as well as the primary appellate attorney for his firm. With a practice that focuses on mediation and collaborative divorce, he seeks creative, non-adversarial solutions to family law matters.
Freed is the author of a chapter on mediation in The Missouri Bar’s family law deskbook. Along with law partner and fellow POWER honoree Alisse Camazine, he co-authored “Divorce in Missouri,” a comprehensive guide on state divorce issues for non-lawyers.
He helped to found the Collaborative Family Law Association in 2002 and was its president in 2009. He also served as a board member and president of Kids In the Middle, which helps children whose parents are going through separation and divorce.
He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is president of its local chapter.
Freed earned his law degree in 1983 from Washington University in St. Louis, where he taught for years as an adjunct professor.