Principal Solicitor B.A., LLB
Accredited Specialist in Family Law
After graduating from Macquarie University in 1983, Julie commenced practicing as a Solicitor in 1985. After a period of practicing in Sydney, Julie then relocated to the Northern Rivers area in 1989 and worked in general practice in Lismore and Casino. Julie then taught at Southern Cross University and at the TAFE. In 2000 she returned to legal practice on a fulltime basis and in 2007 Julie established her own practice, GJ Legal, which has continued to develop to meet the growing needs and changes of the community.
As well as having a BA and LLB, Julie has been an Accredited Family Law Specialist since 2005, appointed by the Law Society of New South Wales. Julie often works as an Independent Children’s Lawyer. Julie has extensive experience in all areas of family law, including: complex parenting and financial matters, property matters, children’s contact issues. Julie appears frequently before the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court. Julie is highly experienced in all aspects of alternative Dispute Resolution including mediation and arbitration. She aims to resolve sensitive family matters and disputes without having to take the matters to court.