Family Law Lawyer, Katie L. Gerber (nee Katie L. Partito), brings determination, focus and devotion to her work. She works collaboratively with her clients to define their goals for success; plot effective courses of action and achieve optimum results.
Katie’s passion for Family Law allows her to connect with her clients on a personal level. She identifies with their viewpoints; offers insights and generates first rate solutions. Katie emphasizes strategic analysis, common sense and holistic outcomes. Clients are attracted to her unique blend of energy, authority, compassion and pragmatism.
Education and Experience
Katie obtained her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England, followed by her Certificate of Qualification from the Canadian National Committee on Accreditation. She honed her skills in Family Law dispute resolution with Paynes Solicitors and Mediators in the U.K. and continued her professional journey with a Family Law firm in Cambridge, Ontario before joining the Bair Family Law team in 2017.
An energetic contributor to the legal community, Katie has served as a regular speaker for the Ontario Bar Association, Canada Law From Abroad, and Kent University’s Faculty of Law. She has supported Family Law causes through her volunteer work with the CorDomus Child Contact (Access) Centre and the Catholic Children’s Aid Society. She was honoured for her contribution to the CorDomus Centre.
Katie’s volunteer work with the Kent Law Clinic allowed her to advance access to justice issues, by rendering legal support to those who experienced barriers to justice.
Katie is a member of the Simcoe County Family Law Lawyers’ Association, the Family Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association. Through her work with Canada Law From Abroad and the Ontario Bar Association, she serves as a mentor for students seeking to study law abroad and works in conjunction with 10 different law schools to promote Ontario Bar Association membership.
Katie has published articles for Canada Law From Abroad and the University of Kent’s blog resource page. She has an indefatigable commitment to professional causes and she brings this same passion to her client’s causes.
A Member of Our Community
Katie has volunteered extensively for worthwhile, local organizations, including Big Brothers & Big Sisters, the CNIB and the Canadian Kidney Foundation. Her studies in history and philosophy have sparked her passion for travel. She has travelled extensively around North America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean and hopes to visit more intriguing destinations in the future. She enjoys cooking and makes a point of seeking out new culinary experiences on her travels. Most of all, she values spending time with her family and friends.