Gloria received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Law, from Ryerson University. Gloria then moved to the nation's capital, where she obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2015. While in law school, she continued to sharpen her oral and written advocacy skills by participating in several moot competitions, including the Julius Alexander Isaac National Moot, where she placed second and won the Best Factum Award.
Gloria's passion for family law developed during her time articling. During her articles, Gloria helped clients navigate the complexities of the legal system by appearing on their behalf in the Ontario Court of Justice and Unified Family Court, providing information and representation during family, criminal, and administrative matters, and drafting family and child protection pleadings.
Gloria also has experience in other legal areas. She summered with a sole criminal law practitioner, in addition to a boutique family, immigration, wills and estates, and personal injury law firm. She has completed a special assignment with the Ottawa Crown Attorney's Office and was selected by the Toronto Regional Champions Program to serve as protégée to the City Councillor for York Centre - Ward 9.
Gloria is a compassionate and client-focused lawyer and she joined the Gene C. Colman Family Law Centre following her call to the Ontario Bar in 2016.
In her spare time, Gloria enjoys reading and can be found exploring Ontario's most charming trails and parks.