ABOUT MDV FAMILY LAWYERS, NOWRA

PEOPLE YOU CAN TRUST

MDV Family Lawyers in Nowra understands family law matters can be extremely difficult. As the longest established family law practice in the region, we are highly experienced in family law processes and supporting clients to a favourable resolution. If you are seeking realistic, honest and compassionate legal advice, MDV Family Lawyers are the legal team for you. Read more about why to choose us.

MELISSA DIANNE VINE

PRINCIPAL SOLICITOR

Qualifications: LLB, BCom, GDLP

Email address: [email protected]

Melissa graduated from the University of Wollongong in 2010, and completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2011. Melissa is admitted as a Lawyer of the NSW Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia. In 2015 she made the bold decision to start her own law firm practising solely in family law. Melissa is passionate about proactive parenting and remaining child focused despite separation. Melissa is also a member of the NSW Young Lawyers Association, the Women Lawyers Association of NSW, a Specialist Domestic Violence Panel Solicitor and a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

MELISSA DIANNE VINE

Alysha Oliver

Solicitor

Qualifications: LLB, BA, GDLP

Email address: [email protected]

Alysha graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts (Politics) in 2014. She completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2015 and was admitted as a Lawyer of NSW Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia.  Alysha initially worked five years as an Electorate Officer for the State Member for Wollongong, then practised civil litigation in Wollongong and Sydney, before focusing on her interests in Family Law.

Alysha Oliver

Brooke Thomas

Solicitor

Qualifications: LLB, GDLP

Email address: [email protected]

Brooke graduated from the University of Wollongong in 2016 with a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of International Studies (Spanish). She was admitted as a Lawyer of the NSW Supreme Court in 2017 and of the High Court in 2018. Brooke worked in Sydney and Wollongong gaining experience in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Law, Wills and Estates and Personal Injury Law, before joining MDVFL to practice solely in Family Law, her greatest area of interest.

Brooke Thomas

Cathy Davey

Client Care Co-ordinator and Practice Manager

Email address: [email protected]

Cathy has a wealth of management, client service and administration experience and proudly assists our staff and clients with all their enquiries. Cathy is passionate and dedicated to her role as Client Care Co-ordinator and Office Manager.

Cathy Davey

Bronwyn Ryan

Administration Assistant

Email address: [email protected]

With a strong background in administration and legal support, Bron strives to maintain high standards in her work supporting the Principal Solicitor while having a compassionate approach with clients.

Bronwyn Ryan

Samantha Fischer

Accounts Officer

Email address: [email protected]

Samantha has been working in small business for 20 + years and brings extensive accounts and administration experience. Samantha has a friendly disposition with attention to detail. Sam manages all account enquiries, invoicing and trust account processes and loves being a part of the MDVFL Team.

Samantha Fischer