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Kathy completed her schooling in the inner suburbs of Sydney and pursued a successful career in the Finance and Insurance industry attaining a middle management position in one of Australia’s leading finance companies.

In 1995 she commenced the study of law part time through the Solicitors Admission Board.

During this time Kathy commenced her legal career with a number of top tier firms in Sydney’s CBD in various paralegal roles. In 1998, she joined Newcastle’s largest firm Sparke Helmore as a Paralegal Clerk.

Over the next 5 years and following her admission in April 2001, Kathy ran a busy practice undertaking Personal Injury and Litigation.

In September 2003 Kathy joined Central Coast based firm Brazel Moore Lawyers to head up their Family Law team. She became a Principal of the firm in April 2008.

In August 2012 the concept of East Coast Family Lawyers was born with Kathy commencing practice as a sole practitioner. Kathy has significant experience in sales and marketing and has identified failings in the delivery of Family Law Services generally. She is determined to address those issues in providing exceptional professional services with a focus on client service. See ‘Why Choose Us’.

Kathy is currently studying for her Masters in Applied Family Law and in her spare time is a keen runner and is currently a member of both Terrigal Trotters and Rogue Runners.

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Monique completed her schooling at Whitebridge High School in 2010. Based on her excellent achievements in the HSC she was offered an undergraduate scholarship to attend the University of Newcastle. In 2011, Monique commenced a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Science at the University of Newcastle. In 2013, Monique completed her Bachelor of Science with a major in Psychology graduating with Distinction and being placed on the Faculty of Science commendation list twice.

Monique continued completing her law degree in 2014 and also commenced a Diploma of Legal Practice. While studying law full-time, she completed legal training at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre, Bilbie Dan Solicitors Newcastle and Legal Aid at Gosford. In 2015 Monique completed her Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice graduating with First Class Honours. Since being admitted to practice in 2016, Monique has practiced in traffic law and family law.

Monique is passionate about family law and committed to her work as a lawyer in this area. Since commencing her studies, she has always wanted to work in an area of law where she can help and support people. Monique has an empathetic approach to the practice of Family Law and takes the time to listen to clients at what is a very difficult time in their lives.

In her spare time Monique likes to read, play netball, do yoga and spend time with her family, her partner and Zeus their German Shepherd.

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