Emalene is a dedicated lawyer and passionate client advocate, committed to utilising alternative dispute resolution practises, where appropriate, for her clients.
Emalene achieved a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law with 1st Class Honours from the University of New England. Her postgraduate study includes: Masters in Private International Law (Family), University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom; Notarial Practice Accreditation with the Society of Notaries of NSW in conjunction with the College of Law, Sydney; Vocational Graduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Community Training Australia, Queensland; National Mediation Assessment with the College of Law Sydney; and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law, Sydney.
Emalene is a Notary Public; an Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner; a Nationally Accredited Mediator; an Independent Children’s Lawyer; a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner in private practice for the Legal Aid Commission of NSW; and is also a solicitor representing clients in Legally Assisted Meditations with Centacare, New England North West.
In addition, Emalene is a casual lecturer and marker with the University of New England, Armidale. She also enjoys her role as committee member of WiNG – The Women’s Networking Group with the Armidale Business Chamber.