Carne Reidy Herd Partner Trent Waller has been elected president of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland (FLPA).
Mr Waller replaces Deborah Awyzio who has been elected to the Executive of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. She will remain on the executive committee of FLPA as immediate past president.
Mr Waller is a member of the Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia, and an accredited family law specialist with more than 15 years experience.
He has been vice-president of FLPA since 2011 and is the longest-serving committee member after joining the board in 2004.
“FLPA’s main focus is to improve the practice of family law not only for our clients whose personal situations are affected, but also for our members who are committed to providing high standards of professional practice,” said Mr Waller.
As an Independent Children’s Lawyer representing the interests of children in complex parenting disputes, Mr Waller has a solid understanding of issues relating to children in family law disputes.
In addition to his family law practice, he often acts as an independent mediator facilitating effective and equitable family property settlements.
Mr Waller will be supported in his new role by the newly elected vice president Clarissa Rayward.
For further information, please contact:
Merrett Pye on 0422 096 049 or Caroline Thurlow on 0414 565 575
The Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland is the leading professional association for the family law sector in Queensland.