Alan Funk

Attorney

(206) 624-4900  •  asf@wechslerbecker.com  •  vCard

“Divorce is one of life’s most challenging crossroads . Let’s work together to overcome obstacles, and achieve success on this journey.”

Creative – Alan asks his clients as well as opposing counsel to join him in the effort to solve problems.

Enthusiastic – Alan rises to the challenges presented by family law disputes.

Capable  Alan projects confidence in and out of the courtroom

Experienced – Alan successfully takes cases to trial when necessary and knows the best settlements happen when negotiating from a position of strength.

Adept – Alan thinks a few moves ahead to avoid issues before they become problems.

Focused – Alan partners with his clients to define their goals and achieve success.

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association, 1996
  • California State Bar Association, 1993

Education

  • Willamette University, College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1993
  • University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts, 1989

Community & Professional Associations

  • Member, California Bar Association, 1993 – present
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association, 1996 – present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1997
  • Member, King County Bar Association, 1996 – present
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (WSTLA), 1996 – 2006
  • Member, King County Bar Association Courts and Judiciary Committee, 2010 – 2013
  • Member of Personal Injury Pattern Interrogatories Subcommittee of the King County Bar Association Judiciary and Courts Committee, 2006
  • Member of Family Law Pattern Interrogatories Subcommittee of the King County Bar Association Judiciary and Courts Committee, 2007
  • Member of King County Bar Association Ad Hoc Family Law Local Rules Committee, 2007
  • Member of Superior Court Children and Family Facilities Master Plan Working Group, 2007
  • King County Local Rules Review Committee, 2007
  • Secretary of King County Bar Association Family Law Section, 2007
  • Vice-Chair of King County Bar Association Family Law Section, 2008
  • Chairman of King County Bar Association Family Law Section, 2009
  • Member of King County Bar Association Board of Trustees, 2014
  • Secretary of King County Bar Association Board of Trustees Executive Committee, 2014
  • Member King County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee – Municipal, District Court, Superior Court, 2013 – 2014

Awards & Recognitions

  • King County Title 26 GAL training, 2003
  • Certified on King County Title 26 Guardian Ad Litem Registry, 2004 – 2007
  • Eastside Legal Clinic volunteer attorney, 1996 – 1999
  • Volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) – Title 26
  • Arbitrator on King County Mandatory Arbitration panel
  • King County Superior Court Settlement Conference Master
  • Instructor: King County “How to Finish Your Divorce” class
  • Chairman of King County Bar Association Family Law Section, 2009 – 2010
  • Vice-Chair of King County Bar Association Family Law Section, 2008 – 2009
  • Secretary of King County Bar Association Family Law Section, 2007 – 2008
  • Chairman of Washington State Trial Lawyers Family Law Section, 2002 – 2003

Speaking Engagements

  • “Working with Pro Se Litigants as Opposing Party.” November 30, 2006
  • “Evaluating the Evaluator; Preparation for and Deposition of the Parenting Evaluator.” October 5, 2007
  • “Advanced Family Law Practice for Paralegals; Drafting Child Support Orders and Worksheets.” August 14, 2008
  • “Financial Settlement Strategies for Your Divorce Clients; Getting a Divorce Case Off to the Right Foot.” December 11, 2008
  • “Legal Strategies for Coping with Parents Who Alienate.” 2010
  • “Parenting Disputes from A to Z: In the Best Interests of the Child. Ethical Considerations.” March 3, 2010
  • “Effective Use of Parenting Evaluations in Divorce.” 2011
  • “Discovery of Electronic Records, How to Discover, Produce and Review Electronic Data; and Tools and Tips for Dealing with New Technologies.” 2009