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Kathleen Berck

Kathleen Berck

Position

Principal Solicitor

Year Joined

1982

Profile

Kathleen was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1982 after completing her Bachelor of Laws and Diploma of Legal Practice. She is also a solicitor of the High Court of Australia and is a Special Master in the Superior Court of California in the United States of America.

Kathleen is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a member of the Legal Aid Conferencing panel, acting as a chairperson in family dispute resolution. Over a ten year period, she also volunteered at the Women’s Legal Service.

Kathleen has practised extensively in Family Law since 1982. She is a highly respected family law solicitor with a reputation for her personal approach and commitment to her clients.

Kathleenu2019s academic and professional qualifications include:

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  • Bachelor of Laws (Queensland Institute of Technology)
  • Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • National Accredited Mediator
  • Family Dispute Resolution Provider

Kathleenu2019s other qualifications and experience include:

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  • Past member of the Southern District Committee of the Legal Aid Office (Queensland)
  • Member of the Legal Aid Conferencing Section
  • Member of the Family Law Practitioners Association
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Member of the Family Law Division of the Law Council of Australia
  • Special Master in the Superior Court of California
  • Independent Childrenu2019s Lawyer since 1988
  • Volunteer for the Womenu2019s Legal Service
  • Previous volunteer for the Youth Advocacy Service
  • Certificate of Attainment as a Dispute Resolution Provider obtained as required by legislation in 2009 from the Australian Institute of Social Relations.