Kym-Marie graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Bond University, on the Gold Coast, in 1992 and was admitted to practice in Queensland in November 1993 after completing the Legal Practice Course through QUT that year. As of November 2012, Kym-Marie has been admitted to practice in Queensland for 19 years.
Her first position was on the Sunshine Coast working in a general practice with a focus on family law. Since then, Kym-Marie has worked in small to medium sized practices both in the city area and regional areas of Queensland.
Over time, Kym-Marie has been exposed to most areas of family law - from a Hague convention application to relocation and recovery applications for children, working out the living arrangements for children to best provide for them, liaising with Independent Children's Representatives where required to negotiation of property settlements involving anything from the family home to trust and company structures holding significant assets. As part of this journey, Kym-Marie has undertaken the Independent Children's Lawyer coursework, and recently qualified in this capacity. Kym-Marie also regularly updates her knowledge through membership of professional bodies.
She is a member of the Family Law Practitioners Association Queensland and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and has admission to the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. Kym-Marie has previously been involved with the Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce and Bundaberg Business Women's Network, an active participate with the Brisbane North Chamber of Commerce and had some articles published in Women's Network Australia, as well as presented at Queensland Law Society seminars. Quinn & Scattini are members of, and Kym-Marie is a regular attendee at events run by, The Kitchen Table Network, Bring Your Bub to Business and the Redlands Chamber of Commerce (including the Women In Business). Kym-Marie spoke at a Lexis Nexis conference on the evolving area of Civil Partnerships. Mentoring and supporting young folk is also a longstanding interest and where possible, Kym-Marie assists Women of Substance (auspiced by Guides Australia) and National Council of Women (Qld).
When not advising in family law, reading, movies, walking, dining out, travel or the occasional motorbike ride occupy Kym-Marie's time.
Kym-Marie is available to discuss any matters or queries you have, and would be pleased to assist you. Please contact Kym-Marie on (07) 3821 2766 during office hours or email Kym-Marie at email@example.com
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