Susan has been practicing as a lawyer for 20 years. She has practiced exclusively in Family Law, Intervention Orders and Criminal Law. Susan commenced her legal career working as the Family Violence Duty Lawyer at Melbourne Magistrates Court and Heidelberg Magistrates Court.
Susan also practiced as a Barrister for 5 years where she specialised in Intervention Orders and appeared in both Magistrates Courts and Appeals in the County Court. Susan also represents clients with criminal matters relating to breaches of Intervention Orders.
Susan is also regularly appointed as an Independent Children Lawyer where she represents the bests interests of the children in difficult parenting disputes in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.