Elizabeth A. Douglas

Top rated Family Law attorney in White Plains, New York

Douglas Family Law Group, PLLC
Elizabeth A. Douglas
Douglas Family Law Group, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2006

Education: Pace University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
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Douglas Family Law Group, PLLC

50 Main St
Ste. 935
White Plains, NY 10606 Visit website


Attorney Elizabeth A. Douglas is the founder, CEO and managing partner of the Douglas Family Law Group, PLLC, in White Plains, New York. Serving families throughout Westchester and Rockland counties, the greater New York City metro region and the surrounding areas of Connecticut, Ms. Douglas focuses her practice almost exclusively on family law, and she has achieved notable success assisting those who are going through a divorce or have some other domestic relations issue they need to address.

A certified mediator, Ms. Douglas strives to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements as efficiently and amicably as possible. However, she has also gained a reputation as a tenacious and aggressive litigator who will not hesitate to fight hard for her clients' rights and interests in court when necessary.

Along with handling all aspects of a divorce, including child custody and support, property division, and alimony, Ms. Douglas has extensive experience assisting domestic violence victims with obtaining the protections they need against their abusers. She also provides effective prenuptial agreements, and she has assisted numerous families with their legal needs involving adoptions.

A 2001 cum laude graduate of the University of Miami, Ms. Douglas obtained her Juris Doctor from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 2005. The Connecticut Bar Association admitted her to practice the following year, and she received her license to practice in New York in 2008. Before establishing her own practice, Ms. Douglas worked for several defense law firms, where she gained invaluable civil litigation experience.

A leader in her field, Ms. Douglas has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across her region, and she maintains active involvement in several professional legal organizations, including the serving on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s family law section. She has also earned recognition from her peers for her impeccable professionalism and service, and Westchester Magazine featured her in its "Faces of Westchester" section.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2006, New York

Professional Webpage: https://douglaslaw.com/elizabeth/

Educational Background:
  • University of Miami, Cum Laude
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association.
  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association
  • NYSBA Trial Academy Alumnus., 2015
  • NYSBA Family Law Section Executive Committee Member., 2016
  • New York State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee member.
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Divorce Mediator.
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Lifting Up Westchester.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Elizabeth was a faculty member/ speaker at the New York State Bar Association's "Basics of Matrimonial Law Practice." She lectured on the areas of Matrimonial agreements and the Child Support Standards Act., Speaker/ Faculty, nysba.org
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014, 2015, and 2016.
  • Faces of Westchester, Westchester Magazine
  •  Super Lawyers list in 2019, 2020, 2021., Super Lawyers
  • Elizabeth was a proud recipient of a the National Association of Family Law Attorney's  "Top 10 under 40" award., Top 10 Under 40 , National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Elizabeth successfully obtained a solid Six Figure Settlement for a young woman who experienced a severe trip and fall accident at a local Catering Facility., 2017
  • *Very favorable high value settlement negotiated for 35 year old Plaintiff/driver who suffered significant permanent injuries after being rear-ended by intoxicated driver.  "  Very Favorable six figure settlement for Pedestrian who was knocked down in an intersection and suffered substantial injuries. 2014, 2015
  • Elizabeth obtained a very favorable plaintiff verdict in a NY County breach of contract matter. , 2017
  • In respect that each family deserves the respect, time and attention necessary to resolve their challenges in the best way possible. In happily ever after that ‘happily ever after’ looks different to different people. In a village that it takes a village to raise a child.   WE BELIEVE..... In new beginnings that the end of a relationship is not the end of a person’s life, but rather an opportunity for a beautiful new beginning.In planning that it’s important to have a plan. In self-care that it’s essential to take care of one’s mind, body and soul.   In creating that Life isn’t about finding yourself; rather life is about CREATING yourself. In being fancy that you should have the very best and that it’s OK to be fancy. In the journey that the journey is never ending and 100% worth it., Law Offices Of Elizabeth A. Douglas, PLLC, 2021

Office location for Elizabeth A. Douglas

50 Main St
Ste. 935
White Plains, NY 10606

Phone: 914-650-3626


5 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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