Marie is an experienced senior lawyer with three decades of experience in Family and Estates Law, and Corporate and Financial Services Law, with deep experience in family law, mediation and superannuation and business law.
Marie encourages her clients to negotiate settlements rather than to engage in emotionally stressful and financially costly court cases.
Marie brings to her legal practice excellent people skills, deep listening skills, empathy, authority and high levels of professionalism, including a quick turnaround time, that ensure clients feel comfortable, safe and respected.
Marie is admitted to practice as a solicitor in NSW and Federal Courts. In addition to her arts and law degrees, Marie holds a Master of Laws majoring in Family Law and Family Dispute Resolution Practice (FDRP) and Mediation.
Marie is registered with the Federal Attorney-General Department as an accredited FDRP and is a Nationally Accredited Mediator.
For services to the community, Marie was privileged to be awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Australia Day Honours List in January 2012. She has also been listed as a finalist in a number of local and national business awards.