An Open Letter to the Profession by Kiarah Grace Kelly

I’m writing with a sense of sadness, from where I’m standing as a Family Lawyer who is on the cusp of hitting two years post admission experience, things aren’t looking good. I can’t shake the sense that the divide between students and lawyers and ‘old’ vs ‘new’ is growing, I can’t shake the sense that…

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Future Leaders: An Election!

I’m running for a position on the Queensland Law Society Future Leaders Committee! I’ve decided to put my hand up for election to the Future Leaders Committee as I want it to be filled with people who believe what I believe- that the future leaders of this profession are innovative, question why things are done…

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the Power of Connection in New Lawyer Life

I want to talk a bit about the power of connection and friendship in different (sometimes competing) organisations as an early career lawyer. Last year I attended a Happy Lawyer Happy Life event and set out to say hello to as many new faces as I could. I spotted a Gorman-clad, young lawyer across the…

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