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Practice Area: Family Law

Admitted: 1993, California. 1996, Washington

Education: Willamette University College of Law (JD 1993); University of Washington (B.A. 1989)

Born: Seattle, Washington, 1967


Professional Associations:

California Bar Association (1993 - present)

Washington State Bar Association (1996 - present)

American Bar Association (1997), King County Bar Association (1996 - present) 

Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, (WSTLA) (1996 - 2006)



King County Title 26 GAL training (2003)


Certified on King County Title 26 GAL Registry (2004 - 2007) 


Volunteer work:

Eastside Legal Clinic volunteer attorney (1996 - 1999)

Volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Title 26 Parenting Disputes

Arbitrator on King County Mandatory Arbitration panel

Instructor:  King County "How to Finish Your Divorce" class


Professional Activities:

of Personal Injury Pattern Interrogatories Subcommittee of the King
County Bar Association Judiciary and Courts Committee (2006);

of Family Law Pattern Interrogatories Subcommittee of the King County
Bar Association Judiciary and Courts Committee (2007);

Member of Ad Hoc Family Law Local Rules Committee (2007);

of Superior Court Children and Family Facilities Master Plan Working
Group (2007); King County Local Rules Review Committee (2007);



Working with Pro Se Litigants as Opposing Party at WSTLA Family Law & Criminal Law CLE (11/30/06),

Evaluating the Evaluator; Preparation for and Deposition of the Parenting Evaluator at KCBA Family Law Section Hot Topics CLE (10/5/07)

Advanced Family Law Practice for Paralegals; Drafting Child Support Orders and Worksheets (8/14/08)

Financial Settlement Strategies for Your Divorce Clients; Getting A Divorce Case Off to the Right Foot (upcoming 12/11/08)


Board Activities:

Secretary of King County Bar Association Family Law Section (2007 - 2008)

Chariman of Washington State Trial Lawyers Family Law Section  (2002 - 2003)

Board of Directors Klahanie Homeowner's Association, Director (2000-2002), Vice President (2001)


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases



Hourly ($325/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Boaz Weintraub

    I endorse this lawyer. Alan is one of the premier family law attorneys in Seattle and a frequent source of expert information on complicated legal issues within the family law community.


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Contact info

Wechsler Becker, LLP

Suite 4550 Columbia Center (45th Floor)
701 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104-7088


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Title 26 Gaurdian ad LitemKing County Superior Court2003
First Place - Appellate Advocacy CompetitionWillammette University College of Law1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWechsler Becker, LLP2010 - Present
Senior AssociateWechsler Becker LLP2006 - 2010
ArbitratorKing County Arbitration Department2005 - 2009
N/AKing County Court Appointed Special Advocate Volunteer2003 - 2009
PartnerThe Funk Law Firm1996 - 2005
OwnerAlan S. Funk, Attorney at Law1993 - 1996
AssociateHarvey and Associates1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees2014 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1993 - Present
Family Law Pattern Interrogatories Subcommittee of the King County Bar AssociationJudiciary and Courts Committee2008 - 2008
King County Bar Association, Family Law SectionVice-Chair2008 - 2009
King County Bar AssociationExecutive Board Family Law Section2007 - 2009
King County Family Law Local Rules CommitteeMember2007 - 2007
Superior Court Children and Family Facilities Master Plan Working GroupKing County Bar Association Family Law Section Representative2007 - 2008
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationFormer Chair - Family Law Section2000 - 2001
King County Bar AssociationMember1996 - 2009
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sammann v. MayerWe won at trial. We won the appeal.
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Publication nameTitleDate
King County Bar BulletinWork: It Will Follow You Everywhere2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawN/AN/A1993
University of WashingtonN/AN/A1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Minimizing High Conflict and Alienation in Divorce ProceedingsLegal Strategies for Coping with Parents Who Alienate2011
Effective Use of Parenting Evaluations in DivorceWhat to Provide the Parenting Evaluator2011
Parenting Disputes from A to Z: In the Best Interests of the ChildEthical Considerations2010
Technology and DiscoveryDiscovery of electronic records, how to discovery, produce and review electronic data; and tools and tips for dealing with new technologies2009
Financial Settlement Strategies for your Divorce ClientsGetting the Divorce off on the Right Foot2009
Advanced Family Law PracticeDrafting Child Support Orders and Worksheets2008
Criminal and Family Law IssuesDealing with unrepresented parties2007
Continuing Legal Education "Hot Topics"Evaluating the Parenting Evaluator2007
WSTLA Family Law & Criminal Law CLEWorking with Pro Se Litigants as Opposing Party2006