Board Certified Divorce Attorney Founder and Managing Partner of Yaffa Family Law Group
Doreen Yaffa is Founder and Managing Partner of Yaffa Family Law Group. Ms. Yaffa is one of a handful of divorce attorneys in the state of Florida who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. Although Ms. Yaffa is only available for a limited number of cases each year, her focus is on the management of Yaffa Family Law Group, a law firm practicing exclusively in divorce and family law matters located in South Florida. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Yaffa Family Law Group serves clients from Jupiter to Miami with satellite offices located in Palm Beach Gardens and Ft. Lauderdale. Doreen Yaffa has helped lead the firm to become one of South Florida’s premier family law firms where there is no such thing as a minimum retainer and there is a team collaborating behind each case. Clients receive enormous value and benefit from her managing role; as she touches each and every case that retains the firm.
Ms. Yaffa has over 25 years of experience practicing family and divorce law. She earned her board certification in 2001 and continues to remain a member of The Florida Bar in excellent standing. Only six percent of eligible Florida Bar members are board-certified. Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of proven competency and experience in the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida. Ms. Yaffa is also a member of the American Bar Association, Palm Beach County Bar Association, South Palm Beach Bar Association as well as Florida Association of Women Lawyers. As one of South Florida’s most seasoned divorce attorneys, Ms. Yaffa has extensive trial experience and has handled numerous complex, high-profile cases.
In addition to her years as a litigator, Ms. Yaffa is specially trained in collaborative divorce. This practice empowers divorce parties to resolve legal disputes without judges and magistrates. This type of divorce offers a collaborative process with a team comprised of neutral mental health and financial professionals to educate, support and guide clients in reaching balanced, respectful agreements. Ms. Yaffa leads the team of lawyers with a focus on compassion and empathy as it relates to family law. The firm strives to obtain great outcomes for clients and offers custom unique solutions aimed to help repair families ruptured by strife, discord, and sometimes violence. At Yaffa Family Law Group, we concern ourselves with the well-being of the whole person while remaining a tough advocate for what our clients deserve.
As Yaffa Family Law Group continues to grow, Ms. Yaffa continues to passionately mentor young attorneys and law clerks. She helps associates manage their careers and teaches them how to manage the business of law, including business development. Her marketing passions and superb education allow her to mentor other attorneys on how to achieve greater balance, introducing them to the collaborative process as well as limited legal representation, crafting each solution uniquely based on the needs of the clients.
Ms. Yaffa is also a certified life coach which offers an added benefit to each of our clients. Family law and divorce cases can be challenging to navigate, Ms. Yaffa’s focus is always on the genuine well-being of her clients differentiates her approach and philosophy. You can find Ms. Yaffa speaking about divorce and family law, on a local radio show, webinars and through her Monday Morning Messages offering wisdom and hope about life after divorce.
Serving and giving back to her community is very important to Ms. Yaffa. She supports the Faulk Center, Alzheimer’s Association, Impact 100, the JCC of Boca Raton, provides local student internships, just to name a few. There are many charitable organizations to which donates her time, money, energy and expertise.
Our South Florida marital, family law and divorce attorneys serve clients throughout Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade Counties.