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Gabriela Fuentealba


Gabriela is an associate at Scharfstein LLP. Gabriela focuses her legal practice on the area of family law.

Gabriela has litigation experience both in Ontario, Nunavut, and Saskatchewan. She has run trials in the Ontario provincial and superior courts, and the Nunavut provincial court. She also has extensive experience appearing in both the Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench in Saskatchewan on a variety of criminal and family law matters.

Gabriela is also knowledgeable in alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation, having obtained a 40-hour training course certificate in 2018 certified by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Saskatchewan. She has experience with drafting interspousal agreements, cohabitation agreements, separation agreements and has experience preparing adoption applications and adult guardianship applications.

Gabriela attended the University of Saskatchewan and received a Bachelor of Arts (high honours) in political studies in 2010 and thereafter obtained a J.D. at the University of Ottawa in 2013. Gabriela practiced law in Ottawa, Ontario until returning to Saskatchewan in 2017. Gabriela is a board member for Saskatoon Sexual Health.

Areas of Practice
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Advocacy
Education and Experience

2013 – Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa
2010 – Bachelor of Arts with high honours in Political Studies

Professional and Community Involvement
  • Member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Member, Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Saskatoon Bar Association
  • Board Member, Saskatoon Sexual Health