Michelle Meares – Solicitor

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Family Law & Compensation Practice Leader

Gosford, Central Coast

Passionate, Clear Communicator, Experienced Litigator

General Background

Michelle attended the University of Southern Queensland where she attained her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Anthropology in 2003. Michelle then went on to complete her Bachelor of Laws at the University of New England in 2014 and has practiced in Family Law, Compensation and Wills & Estates since that time.

Michelle is a Councillor of the NSW Law Society and is a member of a number of NSW Law Society Committees including the Family Law Committee (2019 to 2021), the Ethics Committee (2020-2021), the Law Society Privacy and Data Law Committee (2017 to 2021) and the Professional Conduct Committee (2021). Michelle has presented at conferences on data retention and Family Law Proceedings, Technology Facilitated Stalking and Privacy and Cyber-Security issues for Legal Professionals. She is also a member of the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners’ Association and Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales. Michelle is the Secretary of the Central Coast Law Society and the Secretary and a Board Member of digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc. Michelle was a finalist for Regional Lawyer of the Year in the Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales Awards.

Michelle’s priority is making sure her client’s understand their rights and legal options available to them.
Michelle communicates clearly, in simple terms and welcomes questions from her clients.  She strives to resolve disputes without Court intervention. However, she is a skilled advocate with a strategic approach to guide her clients through complex legal matters.

Michelle joined Brazel Moore Lawyers in 2020 and has become our Family Law and Compensation Practice Team Leader.

Michelle is passionate about helping people and goes out of her way to assist her clients to make informed decisions. Michelle communicates clearly and takes the time to really listen to her clients needs and individual circumstances.

Michelle lives on the Central Coast and enjoys spending time with her Family.

Special attributes Michelle brings to assisting clients

Michelle has a caring and compassionate nature.  Her experience working with clients involved in Family Law Disputes and Compensation Claims helps her to communicate clearly and listen to her clients needs.

Michelle communicates in simple terms and welcomes questions from her clients. She strives to resolve disputes without Court intervention. However if litigation becomes necessary, she is a skilled advocate with a strategic approach to effectively guide her clients through complex legal matters.

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