Phone: 716-856-1344, ext. 3017
Fax: 716-856-1369
vgabriele@bouvierlaw.com

Vanessa C. Gabriele

is an associate in general practice at Bouvier Law LLP. Ms. Gabriele graduated cum laude from the University of Buffalo and the University of Buffalo Law School where she served as the case note editor for the Buffalo Journal of Gender Law and Social Policy. Ms. Gabriele has devoted her legal practice to matrimonial and family law and has established a reputation as a knowledgeable resource and effective advocate for her clients in all matters of divorce, child custody and family court proceedings. Ms. Gabriele is a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. In addition, she lectures extensively in the area of Matrimonial and Family Law and has chaired CLE seminars in Erie County and New York State Bar Associations as well as lectured at such seminars. Further, Ms. Gabriele has guest lectured on the practice of Matrimonial and Family Law at the University at Buffalo Law School and the State University at Buffalo. Ms. Gabriele is one of the co-chairs of the Erie County Bar Association’s Matrimonial and Family Law Committee. She is also a member of the Erie County Family Court Practice and Procedure Committee. Prior to her employment here at Bouvier Law, Ms. Gabriele worked at the boutique matrimonial and family law firm of J. Adams and Associates, PLLC, a firm dedicated exclusively to matrimonial and family law litigation. She worked exclusively with and was trained by Joan Casilio Adams, Esq., a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and well respected by the Western New York Matrimonial Bar.

Education and Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court of the Western District of New York
  • New York State, Fourth Department
  • J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S. in Business Administration

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Monroe County Bar Association, 2014-2017
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Matrimonial and Family Law Committee
  • Member, Family Court Practice and Procedure Committee
  • Member, Young Lawyers Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Family Law Section Member, Membership Committee Member
  • Young Lawyers Section Member
  • Member, Buffalo Executives Association
  • Executive Board Member, Amherst Chamber of Commerce -Emerging Business Leaders Section

Speaking Engagements

  • Family Court Practical Skills, New York State Bar Association, Program Chair, 2018
  • Basics of Matrimonial Law, New York State Bar Association, Program Chair & Speaker, 2017
  • Critical Areas in Matrimonial Law II: Drafting Pendente Lite, Modifications and In Limine Motions, New York State Bar Association, Speaker, 2018
  • Monthly Case Law Updates, Erie County Bar Association- Matrimonial and Family Law Committee
  • Matrimonial Law Practice, Guest Lecturer, State University at Buffalo Law School, 2017
  • Family and Matrimonial Law Practice, Guest Lecturer, State University at Buffalo, 2016-2018

Practice Areas

  • Family and Matrimonial Law Litigation
  • Business and Corporate Litigation
  • Child Custody