The Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland (FLPA) has appointed Fiona Caulley as new president for 2017 at their recent Annual General Meeting.
Incumbent president Clarissa Rayward handed over the reins to Ms Caulley who is a senior associate at Phillips Family Law. James Steel who is a partner at Barry.Nilson Lawyers, became FLPA’s new vice-president.
“I am honoured to be taking on the FLPA president’s role as I am passionate about and committed to the important work that FLPA does for its members. I cherish the collegiality and positive relationships amongst members,” said Ms Caulley.
The Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland is the leading professional body for family law professionals in Queensland and is a proactive, professional, and collegiate association.
“I look forward to working with the committee and the more than 900 members throughout Queensland, northern New South Wales and the Northern Territory.
“The family law profession and the practice of family law continues to change, and FLPA works hard to respond to members’ needs in this evolving environment.
“FLPA is a strong and relevant organisation and I look forward to continuing the legacy of my predecessors in providing leadership in family law, education to members, and family law information to the community.”
An Accredited Family Law Specialist with the Queensland Law Society, Ms Caulley has extensive experience in divorce and family law. In 2016, Ms Caulley was recognised as a ‘Rising Star’, the only one in Brisbane by the peer reviewed Doyles Guide. Last week, Ms Caulley was named as one of the guide’s ‘Recommended’ family lawyers in Queensland,
She was admitted to practice in 2003 and was elected to the FLPA board in 2009. She has been vice-president of the association since November 2014.
For further information, please contact:
Merrett Pye 0422 096 049 Caroline Thurlow 0414 565 575