Dorothy Alofivae

FDR Mediation |General Mediation

Dorothy has a legal background, previously practicing as a Family Lawyer. She has been a Resolution Institute accredited mediator since 2012. Dorothy specializes in the area of dispute resolution. She has experience working with parties going through Family Court proceedings, Separation, Family Violence, and Parenting matters. As a mediator, she has a practical approach, helping people to have an honest and courageous conversation about what really matters, and to make the best decisions.

BA, LLB
Languages: English, Samoan

 

Areas of Expertise:
  • Adolescent/Teenage Issues
  • Adult Family and Elder Care
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Extended Family Issues
  • Grief
  • Loss and Anger
  • Multi-Cultural Relationships
  • Parenting/Care and Contact Issues
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Relationship Property
  • Relocation
  • Re-Partnered/Blended Family Issues
  • Separation
Experience with specific cultural, religious, ethnic, or gender groups:
  • Pasifika
  • Samoan