Samantha Woods, Solicitor

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Samantha has a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Community Welfare) and a Bachelor Laws from Newcastle University. She also completed her Diploma of Legal Practice at Newcastle University.

Samantha worked in the Community Services Sector for over 10 years working in Mental Health, Child Protection, Guardianship, Conflict Resolution and Policy Development. She subsequently returned to university to study the law. During her post-graduate Practical Legal Training, she worked mainly in Criminal Law, completing placements with the Children’s Criminal Specialist and the Public Defender’s Office. This very practical experience has provided her with a wide knowledge base relating to youth justice and criminality.

After graduating, Samantha worked in the Juvenile Justice sector for three years and is certified as a Youth Justice Conference Convener. She has completed a Mediator Training and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner course with the College of Law and anticipates becoming a fully accredited mediator and FDR Practitioner before the end of 2018. She has also set herself the goal of becoming an accredited Child Law specialist as soon as possible.

Samantha is Newcastle ‘born and bred’. She enjoys the local beaches and relishes the Newcastle coastal way of life. Samantha is also a mum of three children who are the focus of her life outside of the law. In her downtime, she can usually be found either at the beach, on a soccer field, or watching a movie with her family.

Being a mum has also given her legal expertise in Youth Justice a special focus and dedication that she brings to every legal matter that she handles. Every child’s welfare is important to Samantha as she strives to get the best outcome for all her juvenile clients. She also brings this same caring dedication to every client she sees, regardless of their age or legal issue.

Accreditations & Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of NSW
  • Member of Nobby’s Beach Surf Lifesaving Club

Testimonials

by Neil P. via Google
Was very clear about options and what to do and what not to do . Knows law terms and can explain them so I can understand . So far going good.
by M. Prithiby via Google
Top work guys, you’ve got some great Lawyers working for you, helped out massively with my passport issue. Couldn’t be happier with the outcome. “Illegal immigrant” no more. Great work! Highly recommended.
by John P. via Google
Good experience, the lawyer explained things well and put my mind at ease.
by Trebeany via Google
Kept things simple for us and did a great job on the day. Very happy with the result. 🙂
by Damon C. via Google
Completely satisfied, totally recommended
by Melissa J. via Google
Thank you for working with Joshua and I to achieve a favourable outcome given the start he got off to. We are very pleased with your efforts and would not hesitate to recommend you to anybody in the same situation. All the very best.
by Brett H. via Google
Very professional. Spoke to me with respect and understanding when I didn't comprehend the information fully.
by Mark G. via Google
I needed a professional opinion on a personal matter. Quick, simple, satisfied.

 

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