Alan E. DeWoskin

Alan E. DeWoskin

Location:
St. Louis, Missouri
Phone:
314-925-0242 (Local)
800-652-5775 (Toll Free)
Fax:
314-727-5297
Email:

Alan E. DeWoskin is the principal of Alan E. DeWoskin, P.C., St. Louis, MO.  He has a general practice with emphasis on family and military law.  He was previously certified as a mediator by the Family Court of St. Louis County, Missouri and as a Guardian Ad Litem in the State of Missouri.  His son, Henry M. DeWoskin, is a member of the firm.  They are both licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois and are rated 'A/V' in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.

As a member of the American Bar Association, Alan E. DeWoskin was a Member and Assembly Delegate of the ABA House of Delegates, Vice Chair of the ABA Task Force on the Solo and Small Firm Practitioner, Chair of the ABA General Practice Section (General Practice Solo and Small Firm Division) and a founder and the second chair of the Military Law Committee, Section of General Practice.  In addition, he is a recipient of the Founder's Award and Sole Practitioner of the Year Award of the Section of General Practice.  He was a writer of ABA Model Rule 1.17 and Missouri's Rule 4.1.17 regarding Sale of A Law Practice.  He is a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

On the local level, Alan E. DeWoskin served as chair of MoBar General Practice Committee and the Bar Association of St. Louis (BAMSL) Section of Sole and Small Firm Lawyers.  He was a member of the Executive Committee of BAMSL and received the BAMSL President's Award.  He is a member of the Missouri Bar Foundation and a Distinguished Fellow of the St. Louis Bar Foundation.

Mr. DeWoskin received his A.B. in 1962 and his J.D. in 1965 from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.  Before entering his law practice, he served 2 years on active duty with the United States Army.  He continued his reserve activities and retired in 1992 with the rank of COL.  Among his decorations, he was awarded the United States Legion of Merit.

Areas of Practice

  • Military Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Divorce
  • DUI/DWI
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiffs
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Social Security - Disability
  • Workers' Compensation Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1965
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO
    • AB - 1965
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Covering the Section on Law Office Management & Legal Malpractice, The Missouri Bar, The Practical Skills Course - Spring and Summer, 1988 - 1990
  • Moderator for Computers, Lawyers and Profitability: Automation for a More Successful Law Practice, The Missouri Bar

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory legal ability and general rating "av"
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • U.S. Legion of Merit
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Army Forces Reserve Medal
  • Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Recipient, Founders Award, ABA Section of General Practice (General Practice Solo and Small Firm Division), 1994
  • Recipient, Sole Practitioner of the Year Award, ABA Section of General Practice (General Practice Solo and Small Firm Division), 1986
  • St. Louis Bar Foundation, Distinguished Fellow
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in the Midwest
  • Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Who's Who in Finance and Industry
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Assembly Delegate At Large, House of Delegates, 1988 - 1991
  • American Bar Association, Vice-Chair, Task Force on the Solo and Small Firm Practitioner, 1990 - 1992
  • American Bar Association, Member, Standing Committee on Assembly Resolutions, 1988 - 1991
  • American Bar Association, Member, Standing Committee on Military Law, 1988 - 1991
  • American Bar Association, Member, House of Delegates elected by Section of General Practice, 1986 - 1987
  • American Bar Association, Member, Consortium on Professional Competence, 1983 - 1986
  • American Bar Association, Section of General Practice, Chair, 1985 - 1986
  • American Bar Association, Section of General Practice, Officer-Secretary, 2nd Vice-Chair, 1st Vice-Chair, Chair Elect, 1981 - 1985
  • American Bar Association, Section of General Practice, Council Member, 1977 - 1981
  • American Bar Association, Section of General Practice, Chair, Professionalism and Professional Responsibility Committee, 1988 - 1990
  • American Bar Association, Section of General Practice, Chair, Professional Responsibility Committee, 1987 - 1988
  • American Bar Association, Section of General Practice, Chair, Sole Practitioners and Small Firms Committee, 1979 - 1981
  • American Bar Association, Section of General Practice, Founder & Chair, Military Law Committee, 1975 - 1979
  • The Missouri Bar, Chair, Military Law Committee
  • The Missouri Bar, Chair, General Practice Committee, 1987 - 1990
  • The Missouri Bar, Founder & Chair, Computer Interest Groups, 1987 - 1990
  • The Missouri Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Executive Committee, 1993 - 1994
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Board of Governors, 1994 - 1995
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Founder & Chair, Solo and Small Firm Practitioner Section, 1993 - 1995
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Chair, Solo and Small Firm Practitioners' Conference
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Chair, Travel & Tours Committee
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member, CLE Institute
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Association of Trial Lawyers America
  • Boy Scouts of America, New Horizon's District, St. Louis Area Council, Former Assistant Direct Commissioner
  • Boy Scouts of America, St. Louis Area Council, Life Member of the Eagle Scout Association
  • Grand Lodge of Missouri, Master, Cosmos Lodge No. 282, A.F. & A.M.
  • Grand Lodge of Missouri, District Deputy Grandmaster, Master, Cosmos Lodge 282, 2006 - 2007
  • Scottish Rite, Valley of St. Louis, Southern Jurisdiction
  • Shrine, Moolah Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S., St. Louis, Missouri
  • National Sojourners, Inc., St. Louis Chapter No. 22 & Heroes of '76
  • United Hebrew Congregation, Member, Board of Trustees
  • Reserve Officers Association, President, Missouri Department, 1979 - 1980
  • American Legion
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member, ABA Convention and Site Selection Committee