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Alan Freed
Alan Freed

Senior Mediator

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Alan Freed

Alan Freed is one of Missouri’s most experienced mediators, and one of the founders of the Collaborative Family Law Association. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, is listed in “Best Lawyers in America” in the fields of Family Law Mediation, Collaborative Law, and Mediation and is listed as a Missouri/Kansas “Super Lawyer.” He was named “Best Mediation Attorney” in Missouri by the readers of Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2009. He has been named St. Louis Lawyer of the Year in his areas of concentration six times since 2013. His chapter on mediation has appeared in the Missouri Bar Family Law Desk Book since 1997. He is also the co-author of “Divorce in Missouri” His practice focuses on creative ways of resolving divorce and family problems without having them decided by judges and other third parties.

ADR Experience

Over 35 years of mediation experience. Author of “Mediation and Other Forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution” in Missouri Bar Family Law Deskbook. Former adjunct professor of Family Mediation at Washington University School of Law.

J.D., Washington U. Board member, Collaborative Family Law Ass’n. Member Ass’n of Family and Conciliation Courts. Former chair, ADR Committee of Bar Ass’n of Metropolitan St. Louis. Co-Author, “Missouri Appellate Practice,” West Publishing. Principal, Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C. Co-author, “Divorce in Missouri.”

Areas Of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family
  • General
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Family/Divorce

Additional Services

  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Parenting Coordinator

Fees and Provisos


Liability Insurance

  • Yes


  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Collaborative Family Law - 2013
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Family Law Mediation - 2015
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Mediation - 2017
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Collaborative Family Law - 2018
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Collaborative Family Law - 2020
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Family Law Mediation - 2021
  • Missouri Bar Family Law Section Roger P. Krumm Family Law Award - 2016

Professional Associations

  • AAML - Am. Acad. of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • AFCC - Assoc. of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • IACP - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Collaborative Family Law Association