Mike Emerson
LLM (Disp Res UQ), BA/LLB (Syd)


Mike has a wealth of experience as a Family Lawyer and Mediator and through his boundless energy, genuine interest in people, and passion for “helping them get to the other side” of their disputes, had the original inspiration to found Brisbane Mediations.

Some of Mike’s relevant training and experience is as follows:-

  • Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Attorney General’s Department and able to issue s60I Certificates under The Family Law Act 1975
  • Approved Mediator and Arbitrator with a Master of Laws in Dispute Management
  • Experienced Lawyer in Private Practice (Consultant Reardon’s Family Lawyers)
  • Accredited Family Law Specialist
  • Experienced Independant Children’s Lawyer
  • Member Australian Institute of Family Law Mediators and Arbitrators
  • Advocate and Negotiator (Family Court and other Jurisdictions)
  • Rural and Urban Practice Experience – Previously in Local Government, including six terms as Mayor of Grafton
  • Associate Fellow Australian Institute of Management
  • Experienced as Senior Office Bearer of numerous Community Organisations
  • Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution from the Australian Institute of Social Relations

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