Michelle Freed

Michelle Freed

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D.
  • Western Washington University, B.A., Political Science

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State and Federal Courts
  • Washington State and Federal Courts
  • Idaho State Courts

Professional Organizations

  • Oregon State Bar Association Debtor/Creditor, Sole and Small Firm Practitioners, Consumer Law and Family Law Sections
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

Professional Background

Directly after college, Michelle moved to Portland to attend Lewis and Clark Law School. In her second year of school, Michelle interned with the Lewis and Clark Legal Clinic, helping to provide legal services to low income individuals in the community. There she gained experience in Family, Bankruptcy and Landlord Tenant Law. In her third year of law school Michelle clerked at a small local firm, focusing on family law.

After law school, Michelle joined Todd Trierweiler and Associates. There she gained extensive bankruptcy experience, filing hundreds of bankruptcy cases. Michelle has served as the secretary on the Consumer Bankruptcy Sub-Committee of the Debtor-Creditor section of the Oregon State Bar, and volunteered with the pro-bono bankruptcy clinic. Michelle also co-authored a chapter on bankruptcy implications in family law for an Oregon State Bar publication.

Michelle joined Smith and Greaves, LLP in 2007, practicing in the area of creditor rights and litigation. In 2011, Michelle, along with Tim Eblen, opened Eblen Freed LLP.

Personal

Michelle was born and raised in Yakima, Washington, and is married with two children. She spends her free time cooking, gardening, camping, and trying to keep up with her two lovely daughters.

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