Gabrielle Hartley, Of Counsel

Gabrielle Hartley, Of CounselGabrielle Hartley Esq, divorce attorney, mediator, case closer, author and speaker.  She founded The Positive Divorce Movement and is the creator of The Better Apart Method. She is known for keeping 99% of her cases at the negotiation table and out of the courtroom.  Gabrielle is on the faculty of The American Bar Association (ABA) Mediation Institute and is a sub-committee chair at the ABA Dispute Resolution Section.  She is also a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, The Hampshire Bar Association and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation.  Gabrielle is committed to wellness and technological innovation in the divorce space.  She serves as advisor to the FAYR co-parenting application and to the DComply payment application for co-parents.

She is former Court Attorney to Judge Jeffrey Sunshine.


  • Brooklyn Law School 1995
  • Cornell University 1992

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar 

Speaking Engagements:

  • New York State Council On Divorce Mediation
  • ABA Mediation Institute (Houston 2019)
  • ABA Dispute Resolution Conference (New Orleans)
  • Canyon Ranch (2019)
  • 92 Street Y (2020)

Contact the law offices of Miller Zeiderman LLP today to schedule an appointment with Gabrielle Hartley or one of our experienced Manhattan family lawyers.

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