Joanne Dexter

Senior Associate

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Joanne’s Practice

Joanne Dexter is a Senior Associate in our Family Law team. 
Joanne completed a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws at Monash University in 1997  and was admitted to practice in 1998.
Since the date of her admission, she has practiced exclusively in Family Law and has been accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a family law specialist.
Joanne is experienced in all aspects of Family Law, including parenting, property, and financial matters.  She has a particular interest in assisting the family to resolve complex parenting disputes relating to living arrangements, relocations and recovery applications.
Joanne has assisted clients in both the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia. She also assists clients with family violence related matters in the state Magistrates’ Court.
Joanne regularly supports clients to successfully negotiate and resolve their family law disputes outside of court using mediation and family dispute resolution (FDR) processes.
Joanne has a reputation for her compassionate approach and advocating for her clients and the interests of their children.
Joanne is a member of the Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section) and the Law Institute of Victoria.  MST Lawyers’ Family Law team is also an institutional member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC).