Avery F. Dawkins is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group and focuses her practice on family law. She is trained in the Collaborative Law Model, and strongly believes that parties and their children benefit immensely when settlements can be reached without court intervention.

Avery received her Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from the University of Florida in 2010. She graduated with her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia in 2013.

Bar Admissions

• Florida, 2013

• U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

• U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works

• Good Fortune Children: Unanswered Questions, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, Vol.XXVIII, No. 2 Winter, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

• Florida Bar Family Law Section, Co-Chair of Membership Committee, 2015 – 2016

• Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Section, Member, 2013 – 2015

• Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2013 – 2015

• Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, Member, 2015 – 2016

• Central Florida Family Law American Inn of Courts, Member, 2015 – present

Honors and Awards

• Spotlight Award, Family Law Section 2016

Pro Bono Activities

• Pro Bono Attorney for Harbor House, 2015

• Pro Bono Attorney for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2015

• Guardian ad Litem for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2013 – 2015