150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Fred (Rick) R. Van Pelt

View all AAML lawyers

Contact Information

Ste. A
1524 E. Primrose
Springfield MO 65804
Work (417) 886-9080
Fax (417) 886-8563

Practice State



Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


Javascript is required to view this map.


BA Pittsburg State University 1980; JD University of Missouri, Coulumbia 1983

Legal Organizations

Fellow American Academy of Matarimonial Lawyers; Board of Governors American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, Member: Missouri Bar Assn., Family Law Section; Springfield Metropolitan Bar Assn., Family Law Committe.


Listed in "Best Lawyers in America" for Family Law 2001-Present; Named Best Lawyers in America 2014 "Lawyer of the Year", Family Law, Springfield Missouri; Listed Missouri/Kansas "Super Lawyers" 2005-Present; CASA of Southwest Missouri's First Lifetime Achievement Award 2005; Recipient of 1997 Outstanding Alumni Award from Pittsburg State University; Equal Access to Justice Award 1996.

CLE Presentations

Presenter Missouri Bar Family Law Conference, Blurred Lines: Issues of Commingling Marital and Non Marital Assets,Co-Presenter American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Mid Year Meeting, Los Suenos, Costa Rica, Identifying and Dealing with Personality Disorders and Impairments in Clients, Adversaries and Judges, Venus and Mars, Interactive and Provocative Discussion with a Distinguished Judicial Panel (Co-Moderator) AAML Missouri Chapter Symposium.

AAML Chapter

Past President, Missouri Chapter.

Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers