Meet Lisa Middleton
Lisa completed a Juris Doctor with Class 1 Distinction at Bond University in December 2020 with specialisations in Legal Practice and Dispute Resolution. She is currently undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and is due to be admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland in June 2021.
Lisa’s primary interest is in Family Law. She is also passionate about access to justice issues and regularly volunteers at local community centers where possible.
Lisa came to Law after completing an Arts Degree with a language major, and an Honours Degree in Criminology. Her thesis on rehabilitation programs for teenage girls in custody was published by Sage in The Prison Journal in December 2019.
Lisa speaks fluent Italian and read and writes French. Prior to coming to the Law, she enjoyed an early career working as a translator for a legal firm in Florence, Italy, followed by an extensive and successful career running café and catering businesses in Byron Bay, NSW.
After a childhood spent in the wilds of Papua New Guinea, Lisa retains a love of the outdoors. In her downtime, she also enjoys martial arts, yoga, and crime and historical fiction.