Mediator's Profile


Stephanie Prado

Business Name: Copper & Kin Mediation Services

Stephanie Prado is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family, Circuit Civil and Dependency Mediator. Prior to Stephanie’s mediator certification, she earned the title of Advanced Certified Paralegal specializing in Child Custody, Support, and Visitation issues through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), a non-profit organization in the United States.

Stephanie has family law litigation experience with advanced certification in parenting issues, and is a Public Speaker for the Lee County Bar Association and Guardian ad Litem program. She is the Vice President of Lee County’s Association of Family Law Professionals, and Planning Committee Liaison.

Stephanie holds two Associate degrees from Edison State College, a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University, and a Master’s degree in Legal Studies, which was granted summa cum laude, from Hodges University.


  • Hodges University, Master’s Degree, 2016
  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Bachelor’s Degree, 2014
  • Florida SouthWestern State College, Associates, Legal Studies, 2012

Areas of Focus (Civil)

  • Breach of contract
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Malpractice
  • Real Estate

Areas of Focus (Family)

  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Paternity
  • Step-Parent Adoptions
  • Post-Judgment Modifications
  • Temporary Custody
  • Relocations
  • Timesharing Schedules
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Alimony
  • Child Support

Areas of Focus (Dependency)

  • Case Plan Tasks/Services
  • Safety Plans
  • Reunification
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Permanent Guardianship

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