Gabrielle Hartley

Gabrielle Hartley, is an attorney, mediator, speaker and first time author. Her new book, Better Apart; The Radically Positive Way to Separate (Harper Wave) integrates mindfulness, meditation together with practical legal wisdom and insight. People magazine has called it the “conscious uncoupling how-to” and The NY Post compared it to Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up. Gabrielle has resolved hundreds of trial ready contentious divorces over the past 20+ years with forward-thinking insight and skill. Her non-toxic approach to divorce, keeps 99% of her cases out of the courtroom and at the negotiating table as she effectively supports her clients create a healthy, uplifted post-divorce life family–together apart. Her legal practice is informed by her professional experience as well as her personal understanding from growing up with parents who navigated their 1980 divorce in a manner that can only be described as radical and revolutionary. Gabrielle served as court attorney for Judge Jeffrey Sunshine, in NYC matrimonial court, and is a member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the New York City Bar Association. Gabrielle presently has an active legal, divorce coaching and family mediation practice. She resides in Northampton, MA, is married, and has three sons. Gabrielle can be contacted via