Gabrielle Romano joined the firm as an Associate in April 2017. She is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law and received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in interdisciplinary health. Growing up with a brother with autism, Gabrielle has been passionate about helping individuals with disabilities throughout her entire life. She volunteered and worked in the community throughout high school and college and later pursued a law degree for the sole purpose of learning how to better advocate for individuals with disabilities and their families.
While at Chicago-Kent, Gabrielle made the Dean’s list and received the top grade in her trial advocacy classes. She was on the national trial team, where she and her teammates won the National Ethics Trial Competition in 2015. Since her time in law school, Gabrielle has worked at several nonprofit organizations, a Health and Disability Law Clinic, has served as the president of the Justinian Society’s student chapter, and worked as a pro bono attorney with Equip for Equality. Gabrielle concentrates her practice in the area of guardianship. She is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Lawyers.
Spain, Spain & Varnet P.C. is recognized for its experience and expertise in planning for the
needs of clients who have a family member with special needs. The members of the firm are
versed in the laws unique to special needs issues and have drafted related legislation designed
to protect such individuals.
Tell us about your special needs issue and we will put you in touch with Gabrielle C. Romano