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Jane B. Freidson

Jane B. Freidson

also known as Family Law and Mediation

Practice areas:

Mediation, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Marriage & Prenuptials, Wills & Living Wills

About Me

I am a lawyer/mediator with decades of litigation experience in New York courts.  

As a matrimonial attorney, I may be retained in any sort of family law matter ranging from prenuptial agreements, to contested or uncontested divorce, separation, custody, support, protective, and paternity cases.  l may also be retained by a couple as their neutral mediator to help them resolve all the issues necessary to facilitate a separation or divorce. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Mediation: 50%
    8 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    21 years
  3. Child Custody: 10%
    21 years
  4. Marriage & Prenuptials: 3%
    21 years
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 2%
    21 years



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Family Law and Mediation

11 Park Place
Suite 1715
New York, NY, 10007



NYCurrently registered 197903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Thurgood Marshall AwardAssociation of the Bar of the City of New York1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Sole PractitionerJane B. Freidson Family Law and Mediation2008 - Present
PartnerFreidson & Joyce, LLP1995 - 2008
Executive DirectorAssociation of Legal Aid Attorneys/Dist. 65/UAW1984 - 1986
Staff Attorney, Supervising AttorneyThe Legal Aid Society1981 - 1994
Staff AttorneyPrisoners' Legal Services of New York1978 - 1981


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Lawyers Guild (New York chapter)N/AN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
New York Law JournalGrand Jury Advocacy1991


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD1978
Grinnell CollegeHistory, TheatreBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Ackerman Institute for the FamilymediationcertificateN/A
National Institute of Trial Advocacytrial advocacy trainercertification as trainerN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Brooklyn Bar AssociationGrand Jury AdvocacyN/A