Elizabeth Hoppe is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and is a family law attorney with 24 years of experience in that field. As a lawyer, she focused exclusively on issues related to family and domestic disputes. She worked in child support enforcement and was the attorney for the Guardian Ad Litem Program at the Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida before embarking on a career in private practice.
An experienced litigator, she has been involved in every aspect of domestic relations law including dissolution of marriage, establishment of paternity, and adoption. Her practice was dedicated to assisting parties navigate the challenges regarding child custody and support, alimony, and distribution of family assets and debts.
Elizabeth believes the mediation process is an incredibly effective way to facilitate the best outcome for people in conflict in a way that brings everyone, and their respective positions, to the table. Her extensive family law experience makes her a highly effective negotiator who can help parties on both sides successfully resolve their issues.
- Bachelor of Arts, University of South Florida, 1992
- Juris Doctorate, Florida State University, cum laude, 1998
- Law Clinic, Children’s Advocacy Center, Florida State College of Law
- Law Clerk, Florida Department of Transportation
- Member, Florida Bar, admitted 1998
- Professional Guardian Ad Litem
- Member, Lakeland Bar Association
- Member, Florida Women’s Law Association
- Former Vice Chair, Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Florida 10th Judicial Circuit
- Former Vice Chair, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, Florida, 10th Judicial Circuit