Gabrielle Hartley Esq, is an author, family law attorney, mediator, case closer, 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.
Her book, Better Apart; The Radically Positive Way to Separate (Harper Collins) is the first book of its kind to combine the life-changing, healing wisdom of mindfulness, meditation and yoga with practical advice and legal wisdom to get the reader through and beyond the divorce. Better Apart was named “the conscious uncoupling how-to” by People Magazine.
Gabrielle been featured throughout media channels including The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, The New York Post, Vice Media, Yoga Journal, Mind Body Green, The Hampshire Gazette, The Brian Lehrer Show.She is a regular guest featured on NBC in Western MA as well as on dozens of podcasts and blogs around the world. Gabrielle hosts The Better Apart Blog. Each week the blog explores wellness, co-parenting, finances and legal matters. In addition to Gabrielle’s writing The Better Apart Blog includes regular appearances from experts.
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.
©2011-2022 Worthy, Inc. All rights reserved.
Worthy, Inc. operates from 45 W 45th St, 4th Floor New York, NY 10036