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Dorothy Frances Easley

About Dorothy Easley

About me

Welcome to 
Easley Appellate Practice PLLC

Licensed since 1994, Easley Appellate Practice has established its appellate practice as a top-rated and award-winning premiere all-Board-Certified appellate law firm.  EAP is "AV Preeminent" rated (the highest possible for legal ability and ethics) by Martindale-Hubbell, whose ratings cover both legal skills and attorney ethics.  The firm is based on four core principles: service, experience, continued study and enthusiastic commitment to excellence in appellate practice and trial support. 


The results of this approach speak for themselves.EAP has been recognized with multiple prestigious accolades, including being selected in Best Attorneys of America, Rue Ratings, and the Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the United States. The Florida Bar has certified Easley since 2003 as an "appellate expert" and "appellate specialist", with fewer than 200 certified as such and able to claim that select designation. The Florida Bar also recognized Easley in 2009 for Excellence in the Promotion of Board Certification.​ EAP's founder is also the nationally recognized author of the federal appellate practice treatise, which serves as a primary resource for handling appeals in federal appellate courts: Successful Federal Appeals in All Circuit Courts: A Practical Guide for Busy Lawyers.


Areas of Appellate and Trial Support Practice:

  • Appellate Law: Federal & State in Civil, Administrative & Criminal
  • Business Law: Commercial, Contracts and Business Torts
  •   ERISA, Civil RICO, FDUTPA, Antitrust, Consumer Protection Actions
  • Health Law & Medical Malpractice Law Defense
  • Constitutional & Employment Law
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law, since 2007.