Rosemary Gallo

Direct Line: 604 895 3154

rgallo@jml.ca

Rosemary grew up in Port Moody, British Columbia. She completed her undergraduate degree at UBC and her law degree at the University of Ottawa. During law school, she worked as a caseworker at the university’s community legal clinic and was a National Coordinator for ProBono Students Canada. Rosemary was called to the bar in Ontario in 2014 and in British Columbia in 2018. Prior to joining Jenkins Marzban Logan in 2018, Rosemary practised at a premier family law firm in Toronto.

Rosemary advises clients in all family law matters, including issues affecting children, support, property division, grandparent rights and fertility and surrogacy.

Education and Bar Admission

  • B.A., University of British Columbia, 2006
  • J.D., University of Ottawa, 2012
  • Called to the Bar: Ontario, 2014
  • Called to the Bar: British Columbia, 2018

Professional Experience
Rosemary takes a practical and compassionate approach in assisting her client’s through their family’s transition. She puts her clients’ needs first and is not shy to think outside the box. Rosemary is a determined advocate and has substantial experience in and out of court. She seeks the path to resolution that is most efficient and meets her client’s immediate and long-term needs.

Rosemary has broad experience dealing with complex financial issues and understands the important implications that can affect support and asset division. She is also a rigorous children’s advocate and has successfully worked to assist clients in resolving high conflict parenting issues.

Rosemary has also successfully represented grandparents in child protection proceedings to ensure that grandchildren were placed in their care and not in the care of the Ministry.

While in Toronto, Rosemary was elected as board member of the Family Lawyers Association. She acted as chair of the Child Protection Committee, where she co-drafted a critique of the Ontario government’s proposed changes to the Child and Family Services Act.

Professional Activities

  • Rosemary is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia.

Personal

Outside work, Rosemary enjoys cycling, curling, and cooking adventurous meals. These days, she can most often be found chasing her two young boys around local parks.