Joelene is the Director of The Mediation Place and with Rachael and Noelene, they work together to help families focus on positive resolutions through the process of mediation.
As a nationally accredited mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner she uses her empathetic yet objective skills to instil confidence in parties and guide the parties through the mediation process towards an agreed outcome
Joelene is also a passionate family lawyer who has been helping people resolve their family disputes for 15 years. She understands the stress and uncertainty that comes with litigation and going to court, which is why she believes in the power of mediation. She has worked extensively with many cases involved domestic and family violence and is skilled at dealing with people in this specialised and complex area.
Within the legal profession Joelene gives her time as is a committee member on the Gold Coast District Law Association , mentoring other lawyers and guest lecturing at Bond University. She is an advocate for wellness both at work and in her personal life.
Joelene’s approach is to assist families move towards sensible practical parenting and/or property arrangements for the future.
Joelene has a blended family and is the mother of two busy children. She continually works hard at juggling life as a mum, friend, daughter, trusted advisor and lawyer/mediator. She never says no to chocolate!
You can read more about Joelene here on the McLaughlins Lawyers.