About Our Office
The Law Offices of Edwin Freedman were established in 1982. Ed earned his law degree at Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, NJ in 1973 and was admitted to the bar in New York. He practised law for 3 years in the New York City Family Courts, first as an Assistant Corporation Counsel, later as an attorney for the Bureau of Child Welfare.
Ed Freedman immigrated to Israel in 1978. After clerking 18 months in order to qualify for the Israeli Bar, he was admitted in 1980. His law office is located in the center of Tel-Aviv.
The main focus of the Law Office of Edwin Freedman is the field of Family Law. The office has a particular expertise in matters involving international disputes regarding child abduction, visitation and custody. Ed was actively involved in lobbying for Israel’s ratifiction of the 1980 Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Since its ratification, the law office has represented many clients both in Israel and abroad who filed claims under the Convention.
As a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Ed was an observer at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Special Conferences which are held every 4 years at the Hague to discuss implementation of the Convention. Ed has also lectured abroad and written on the Convention.
In addition to family law matters, the law offices represents clients in probate of estates and real extate matters. The office has agreat deal of experience in the probate of estates in Israel the beneficiaries of which reside abroad. The office maintains a close working relationship with law offices located in North America and Europe in order to facilitate the client’s interests.