Professional Details

Dorothy Easley

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Easley Appellate Practice PLLC, 1200 Brickell Ave.
Ste 1950
Miami, FL 33131


Description of Practice

With more than two decades of courtroom experience, Dorothy Easley, EAP Mediation, is honored to apply that wealth of knowledge, experience, and judgment to the unique skills and extensive training necessary to be an effective Mediator. A Mediator who listens more and talks less. Easley is Florida Supreme Court Certified as a Mediator for Circuit Civil, Family Law, and Appeals. Easley is also certified by The Florida Bar as an appellate expert.

Easley is certified to mediate cases in the following:

  • Circuit Civil Mediation in Florida.
  • Family Law Mediation in Florida.
  • Appellate Mediation in Florida.
Our office is located conveniently in Downtown Miami. EAP Mediation offers a comfortable environment for mediations.

Professional Background

Easley has practiced law for more than two decades and has applied that extensive experience to Mediation. Recognition of Easley's commitment and hard work include:
  • Ranked Best Attorneys of America, Rue Ratings since 2015.
  • Ranked Top 100 Lawyers, South Florida, in Super Lawyer Magazine 2010. Ranked AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Ranked Top 100 Lawyers, South Florida, in Super Lawyer Magazine 2010.
  • Ranked Top 50 Women Lawyers in Super Lawyer Magazine 2009, and again in 2010.
  • Ranked Florida Super Lawyer (top 5 percent of Florida lawyers), Super Lawyer Magazine, annually since 2006.
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Appellate Law as an Appellate Specialist since 2003.
  • Ranked in the Legal Elite (top 1.9 percent of all Florida Lawyers), Trend Magazine.
  • Florida Bar 2009 Award for Excellence in the Promotion of Board Certification.
  • Florida Super Lawyer (top 5 percent of Florida lawyers), Super Lawyer Magazine.


Juris Doctor, cum laude, law from University of Miami, where she served as the Inter-American Law Review Executive Editor.

Master of Science, summa cum laude, forest genetics from New York SUNY/ESF, where she also worked as a Research Fellow.

B.A., cum laude, environmental management, Warren Wilson College, NC.


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
Feb. 2018    Mediation Training Group    Circuit Civil Mediation Training Program, 40 hours
Mar. 2018    Mediation Training Group    Family Mediation Training Program, 40 hours
Apr. 2018    Mediation Training Group    Appellate Mediation Training Program, 8 hours


"When you talk, you are only repeating what you know; but when you listen, you learn something new."
Dalai Lama

That is our mediation philosophy.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Appellate
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Trademark

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.