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Dorothy F Easley

Dorothy F Easley

Board Certified by The Florida Bar as an Appellate Specialist
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Family Law...
  • Florida
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Summary

Dorothy Easley is the founder of Easley Appellate Practice PLLC, a leading appellate law firm that focuses on delivering a full range of appellate and trial support services, particularly in complex and multi-jurisdictional matters. Our core substantive sectors within appellate practice are business/commercial law, health law and medical malpractice (defense), criminal law and complex statutory and constitutional issues. The firm is experienced in prosecuting and defending Florida state and federal civil, administrative and criminal law appeals. We work in an appellate capacity, from the trial court to the Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Employment Law
  • White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly rates primarily, flat rate retainers, value-based billing, contingency arrangements in limited cases.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
1st Circuit
2nd Circuit
3rd Circuit
4th Circuit
5th Circuit
6th Circuit
7th Circuit
8th Circuit
9th Circuit
10th Circuit
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
US District Court, Middle District of Florida
US District Court, Southern District of Florida
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Easley Appellate Practice PLLC
- Current
Partner and Appellate Department Head
Falk Waas et al. PA
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Partner and Appellate Department Head
Zielger PA
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Managing Partner
Easley Appellate Practice
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Commercial Litigation
Fowler White et al. PA
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Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (1994) | International Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law Concentrations
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Honors: Cum Laude. Executive Editor and Staff Member, University of Miami Inter-American Law Review. Research Assistant, Latin American Law Director. Book Award, Contracts. Highest Mark, European Market Law.
State University of New York - College of Environmental Science & Forestry
M.S. (1986) | Forest Genetics
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude. Sigma Xi Honorary Research Society. Fellow, Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation. Fellow, C. Eugen Farnsworth Foundation. Recipient Robin Hood Oak Award. Research Assistant.
Awards
Top Appellate Lawyers, each year since 2006
South Florida Legal Guide
Recipient since 2006
Florida Super Lawyer, Recipient since 2006
Super Lawyer Magazine
Recipient since 2006
Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America Top one percent, since 2015
Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America
Rue Ratings' Best Law Firms of America, Top one percent, since 2016
Rue Ratings' Best Law Firms of America
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Top one percent, since 2016
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Florida Super Lawyer, Top 100 Miami
Florida Super Lawyer
Florida Super Lawyer Top 50 Women Lawyers, 2009 and 2010
Florida Super Lawyer
Legal Elite (top 1.9 percent Florida lawyers)
Florida Trend
Recipient since 2006
Pro Bono Award
Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section
For leading work on the Pro Se Appellate Handbook
Professional Associations
Florida Bar Appellate Court Rules Committee
Vice Chair
- Current
University of Miami School of Law
Adjunct Professor
- Current
Florida State Bar # 15891
Member
- Current
Rosemary Barkett Appellate American Inn of Court
President
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Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society
President
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Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section
Chair,
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Successful Federal Appeal in all Circuit Courts: A Practical Guide for Busy Lawyers (3d ed. 2017)
Chapter 19, Preparation of Briefs, Fla. Bar App. Prac. Book (2016-17)
The Florida Bar
Chapter 20, Amicus Briefs, Fla. Bar App. Prac. Book (2016-17)
The Florida Bar
Federal Appellate Jurisdiction Still Has Its Limits, ABA App. Prac. Newsletter (Winter 2015)
American Bar Association
Proposed Amendments (Some Controversial) to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure XX(4)
The Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section, The Record
Certifications
BCS Appeals
Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section
Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
The Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution
Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Family Law Mediator
The Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution
Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator
The Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution
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Contact & Map
Easley Appellate Practice PLL Board Certified in Appellate Law
1200 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1950
Miami, FL 33131
USA
Telephone: (800) 216-6185
Telephone: (305) 444-1599
Fax: (305) 675-4667