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We provide free legal advice for women in Western Australia.

Our Team

All members of our team are qualified, professional and have specialised experienced in the areas of law that affect women the most.

Selena

Principal Legal Officer – Women’s Legal Service WA

Selena was first admitted to practice in Victoria in 1999 where she worked in private practice (family and criminal law), before joining the Victorian Bar in 2005. Selena went on to join Victoria Legal Aid’s Public Defenders Unit where she appeared regularly in the Magistrates, County and Supreme Courts.

In 2018 Selena relocated to Western Australia after living and working in Indonesia for 12 months, she held the position of Managing Lawyer with the Pilbara Community Legal Service prior to commencing with WLSWA as the Principal Legal Officer.

Selena is committed to social justice and women’s equality and advancement.

Tracey

Solicitor – Women’s Legal Service WA

Tracey was admitted in 2009 having first studied film and television before completing her law degree as a graduate. Tracey has always had a passion for social justice and has spent most of her legal career working in the community legal sector including Aboriginal Family Law Service, Gosnells CLC, SCALES and since 2016 Women’s Legal Service WA. For a time Tracey was the outreach solicitor for the NPY Lands (near the WA and NT borders) and regularly travelled to the central Gibson Desert region to provide legal advice and assistance to Aboriginal women in the communities.

Tracey enjoys working with a group of inspiring and positive women at WLSWA.

Tameka 

Senior Solicitor – Djinda Service

Tameka completed a combined Bachelor of Laws/Commerce at the University of Western Australia before being admitted in 2014. Tameka has always been passionate about working in the community legal sector and has previously worked with Peel CLS, Albany CLC and the Southern Aboriginal Corporation Family Violence Prevention Legal Service (Albany) before commencing with Women’s Legal Service WA as a Djinda Service solicitor in 2016.

Tameka likes her role with Djinda and feels fortunate to work with some wonderful colleagues and clients.

Jessica

Solicitor – Djinda Service

Jessica initially commenced at WLSWA as a volunteer back in 2010 (when it was the Women’s Law Centre of WA). Jessica was admitted in 2014 and has experience working in a variety of roles within the community legal sector, including Youth Legal Service, the specialist family violence unit at Northern Suburbs CLC and currently at Women’s Legal Service WA in Djinda Service.

Jessica is passionate about working with those experiencing vulnerability, especially victims of crime, and helping to empower them.

Molly

Customer Services Officer – Djinda Service/Women’s Legal Service WA

Molly initially started as a volunteer in November 2016. Molly was just over halfway through her law degree and felt that she wanted to gain some practical experience. Molly approached WLSWA because she is very passionate about women’s issues, especially domestic violence. In July 2018, Molly was offered employment at WLSWA as a Client Service Officer.

Sophie

Customer Services Assistant – Women’s Legal Service WA

The latest news & insights

16 Days, 16 Stories – Tameka Brown

29 November 2019 News

We are proud to announce our Senior Solicitor for Djinda Service, Tameka Brown was chosen as one of the featured stories as part of the 16 days, 16 stories series.  This story series was put together by the Centre for Stories and the WA State Library for the 16 days in WA campaign to stop violence against women. We encourage …

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Farewell Carrie

28 November 2019 News

After almost four years of dedicated service to achieving just outcomes for women across WA, our Senior Executive Officer Carrie Hannington has left WLSWA as of Friday 22nd November.  Carrie has been a fierce advocate for women’s justice and her leadership has been greatly valued by all.  The Board and staff of WLSWA wish Carrie the very best in her …

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