A Largely Unique Law Firm Committed to the “People Helping People” Philosophy

Cappiello Law PLLC is a unique boutique Law Firm practice in Miami, Florida that offers experienced and strategic legal services and representation. Cappiello Law through the philosophy of people helping people, focuses on the areas of Credit Union Law, Creditor’s Rights, Collection Law and all types of collection related work for creditors. Additionally, attorney Erika Cappiello is knowledgable with autism law and advocacy and is an advocate for individuals with special needs on the spectrum. Cappiello Law’s goal is to exceed every client’s unique goals and expectations while minimizing costs and maximizing on return. We are dedicated to helping our clients realize their constitutional rights by combining legal knowledge, business insight, and human instinct. 

Credit Union Law

Collection Law

Autism Law and Autism Advocacy

Attorney Erika Cappiello 

Erika Cappiello is a licensed Florida Attorney with a Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Miami, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Nova Southeastern University, and is a Certified Compliance Officer (NCCO). Attorney Erika Cappiello has worked for the past nine years as In-house Counsel for the largest Credit Union based in Miami, Florida. Her previous experience was working at large Miami law firms representing many credit unions, banks, insurance companies and businesses.

Erika Cappiello’s legal experience spans across more than 21 years and she has been the Vice President over several Credit Union departments including Collections, Compliance, Legal and Loss Prevention. Attorney Erika Cappiello is a previous board member of her local Credit Union League. She regularly works on special projects in-house and enjoys looking for creative solutions to Credit Union issues by marrying her business, credit union and legal experience. Attorney Erika Cappiello’s collections experience is vast, from Certified Legal Assistant to Attorney both in private practice and in-house for Credit Unions.

Erika is a strong lawyer with a heart for Florida banking citizens. In this time of economic uncertainty for community banks, Erika has managed to rise above the pressure to deliver outstanding service to her community, giving economic power and access to justice on behalf of financial institutions.

1st Annual Women Leaders in Financial Services Empowerment Award Nomination

Erika is a natural child advocate and a wonderful example of an attorney living up to the ideals of the profession.

Lawyers for Children America, Inc. Award

Not only is Erika extremely intelligent, but she is also a consistent, reliable team-player who has an unwavering commitment to the work that she does. Through her actions, she proves that it is possible to be successful and still be a good person.

Loren Llanes (Certified Financial Counseling Specialist), South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union

I thank [Erika] for giving me the opportunity to work alongside her in the Legal Department at SFEFCU for the past 8 years. I’ve always appreciated how patient and understanding she is with her staff. She’s always sharing her knowledge of the law with us which makes us better paralegals.

Regina Washington (Legal Assistant), South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union

I have had the pleasure of working with Erika for the past 10 years. During this time, she has been a mentor and taught me a wealth of information. Erika freely shares her knowledge and expertise with her subordinates and has always performed her job with the utmost professionalism.

Gloriann Lloyd (Legal Department Supervisor), South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union

I’ve known Ms. Cappiello for over 15 years as an exceptional professional, consistently showing dedication as well as zealous yet respectful advocacy on behalf of her clients.

1st Annual Women Leaders in Financial Services Empowerment Award Nomination

Ms. Cappiello’s integrity, caring, intelligence and legal expertise, make her a joy to work with.

1st Annual Women Leaders in Financial Services Empowerment Award Nomination

She has demonstrated she is willing to take on anyone and tackle anything to demonstrate stability and permanency for her child client.

Lawyers for Children America, Inc. Award

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