Gail Wasserman has practiced exclusively family law since 2000. She is experienced in all areas of family law including divorce, legal separation, parental relationships, custody, support, and division of assets from simple to complex cases. Her orientation is toward settlement because of her social work background and her belief that minimizing conflict is in the best interest of the parties and their children. However, if it is necessary, Gail will utilize her strong litigating skills as she has successfully litigated numerous cases. Before joining the Seeley Family Law Firm, Gail Wasserman had her own practice.
Gail received the Bachelor of Arts Degree cum laude in Sociology at Barnard College/Columbia University. At the University of Chicago, she received the Master of Arts Degree in Social Service. Gail later returned to college and received the Juris Doctor Degree at the Southwestern University School of Law. In addition, she obtained her Family Law Mediation Certificate after completing the Mosten Mediation Training.
As a member of the State Bar of California family law section, Gail served on the Executive Committee of Financial Issues. She also served as Chairperson of the Women Lawyers Section of the South Bay Bar and was a member of the South Bay Bar Study Group. She was made a Master of the Inns of Court. In 2016 the National Advocates selected her as one of the top 100 Family Law Attorneys in California. She was also nominated and served on the Executive Committee of the National Advocates.
Gail is active in the community. She was awarded the Certificate of Merit by the Bet Tzedek Legal Service for bringing justice to the elderly and indigent, and also awarded The Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for pro bono services by the State Bar of California. In addition, she was an adjunct professor teaching family law, constitutional law and training paralegals in legal writing and legal research.
Publications and Media
State Bar of California
San Mateo County Bar Association