The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist in Marital & Family Law
About Doreen Yaffa
Doreen Yaffa is one of a handful of divorce attorneys in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County, FL, who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. Her practice is focused on high income and high asset divorce cases in Boca Raton, FL. To earn a designation as board certified in marital and family law in Florida, an attorney must complete a complex battery of tests and training. Only six percent of e... read more »
Doreen Yaffa is one of a handful of divorce attorneys in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County, FL, who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. Her practice is focused on high income and high asset divorce cases in Boca Raton, FL.
To earn a designation as board certified in marital and family law in Florida, an attorney must complete a complex battery of tests and training.
Only six percent of eligible Florida bar members are Board Certified. The Florida Bar explains that “Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice."
Board certified lawyers are evaluated for Professionalism and Tested for Expertise.
Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Map & Directions
- Office: 561-276-3880
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|Florida||Member in Good Standing||1994|
|Yaffa & Associates||1995 – present|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||J.D.||2001|
|Florida Atlantic University||Business Administration||Bachelor’s Degree||1990|
|Family Law Committee||South Palm Beach County Bar Association||2002 – 2015|
|Member||American Society of Legal Advocates||present|
|Board Certified Specialist||Marital & Family Law||The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education||2001|
Awards and Recognitions
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Member||Palm Beach County Bar Association||---|
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