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Elissa H. Gamus B.A., LL.B., LL.M.

Senior Associate

 

  • B.A. Economics, York University 1985; LL.B. 1988 and LL.M. in Family Law in 2009 both from Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Experienced negotiator and litigator in all areas of Family Law, with particular expertise in high conflict cases, involving custody, access and financial issues
  • Recognized for thoroughness and attention to detail, and applying a practical and individualized approach that reflects the unique needs and goals of each client
  • Gained experience at two boutique Family Law firms and in the education department at the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC), including Head of the Bar Admission Course and Counsel for Family Law and Civil Litigation specialties
  • Lecturer at LSUC, continuing legal education programs and parenting information programs for separated persons
  • Past President of the Women's Law Association of Ontario and previously on Boards of Directors for Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association and Alternatives and involved in other charitable organizations
  • Contributor to the AdvocateDaily.com, Elissa focuses on income disclosure

I was fortunate enough to have Elissa Gamus represent me in a Family matter and she far exceeded all of my expectations!  Elissa is extremely knowledgeable in Family Law, negotiations and how to deal with  difficult situations.   She was my biggest advocate and wore many hats when dealing with my case.  She guided me through many difficult decisions and at times spoke to me one on one as a mother and not just my lawyer.  Elissa is hard working, dedicated to her clients, compassionate, understanding and extremely loyal.  The end result would have been very different had I not retained Elissa.  I am very grateful for her!

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