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Magistrate Brian Mahon
Magistrates Court of WA

Magistrate Mahon was appointed as a magistrate in 2015.  Prior to his appointment, he worked for many years as a barrister and solicitor specialising in criminal law and family law.

Michael Hovane
Senior lawyer, Legal Aid WA, Inhouse Family Violence Specialist

Michael specialises in the area of family and domestic violence. He has extensive experience assisting clients with restraining orders and in providing training to lawyers and others working in this area.

Amy Coole
Lawyer, South West Community Legal Centre

Amy is a lawyer who originally volunteered at South West Community Legal Centre before joining the team in April 2016. Amy practices in family and civil law and regularly assists people experiencing family violence.

Samantha Bettenay
Principal Solicitor, South West Community Legal Centre

Samantha is an experienced lawyer who has worked at the South West Community Legal Centre since May 2015. She practices in family and civil law, and has assisted many clients who are affected by family violence.

Nawdy Rousetty
Co-ordinator, Domestic Violence Legal Unit, Legal Aid WA

Nawdy is a family violence specialist with extensive experience in providing safety planning, counselling and social support for people affected by family violence. She is not a lawyer.

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