Bridgette graduated from Deakin University in April 2003 with Bachelor Degrees in Law and Commerce and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria in November 2003. Bridgette has practiced in the area of Family Law in the Geelong region since 2003.
Bridgette is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Family Law.
In an area of law which at times can be highly emotive and stressful, Bridgette guides her clients through their family law matters with expertise and empathy. She is dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcomes for her clients.
Bridgette’s areas of practice include:
- Property Settlement
- Separation and Divorce
- Spousal Maintenance
- Binding Financial Agreements (post separation)
- Superannuation in relation to family law issues
- Parenting Matters
- Family Violence
- Child Support Matters
- Contravention Matters
- Intervention Orders
Bridgette represents clients:
- In the Magistrates Court
- In the Federal Circuit Court
- In the Family Court
- At Case Assessment Conferences and Directions Hearings
- At Conciliation Conferences
- At various Mediations (both formal and informal)
Bridgette is the Chair of the Geelong Community Foundation’s Philanthropy 500 committee, a founding committee member of the Geelong Young Professionals Network and is the Secretary of The Geelong College Old Collegians Association. Bridgette is a member of the Geelong Law Association and the Law Institute of Victoria. Bridgette is an Alumni of the Leaders for Geelong program and previously a committee member of the Committee for Geelong, Leadership sub-committee.
Bridgette’s interests outside of work include spending time with her family, baking, playing netball and travel.