Joelene has practiced exclusively in family law for over 18 years and is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in family law. She has extensive experience in all facets of family law including children’s matters, property and financial disputes, de facto and same sex relationships.
Joelene has a particular interest in cases that have an international element such as those involving cross-border jurisdictional challenges, enforcement of foreign judgments, assets located overseas and international child abduction.
Passionate about alternate dispute resolution processes, Joelene works collaboratively with legal and other professionals to maximise the chances of an out-of-court settlement.
Joelene is a member of the Queensland Law Society, Family Law Practitioners Association, Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and Golden Key International Honour Society. She also volunteers her time at the Gold Coast Community Legal Centre.