The Fraser Coast District Law Association exists to connect Solicitors and Barristers in Hervey Bay and Maryborough:

  • with each other, and the wider legal community, by hosting social and networking events
  • with the wider profession, through our relationship with the Queensland Law Society
  • with the local and circuit courts, by developing an effective working relationship with the courts
  • with the community, through participation in community legal education and advocacy
  • with legal resources, highlighting region specific information


FCDLA Committee

The Fraser Coast District Law Association has eight committee roles: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and four general committee members.

Each committee role lasts for twelve months from 1 December to 30 November and all members are eligible to nominate for committee position/s and to vote for the nominated candidates at the annual AGM.

2023 Committee:

President: Sarah Smith, CSG Law

Vice President: Travis George, Suthers George

Treasurer: Katie Elder, Bell Dixon Butler Lawyers

Secretary: Jessica Louth, Carswell & Co Maryborough

General Committee Members:

Kara Mehmet, Bell Dixon Butler Lawyers
Shani Mitchell, Geldard Sherrington Lawyers
Samantha Mackay, Carswell & Co Maryborough
Georgia Roelofs, CSG Law
Ruggara Leary, Bell Dixon Butler Lawyers
Murray Nielsen, Lewis & McNamara Solicitors
Shiloh Quill, Lewis & McNamara Solicitors
Virginia Ukpabi, Geldard Sherrington Lawyers

upcoming events

26 Jul
Portside Cafe & Restaurant


become a member

Fill out our membership form to become a member


Annual Membership (expires 31 October 2023)

Solicitor/Barrister $50.00
Student/Conveyancer/Non Admitted Solicitor $30.00

Members are entitled to attend free events, and to discounts on ticketed events.

Apply/Renew your membership by clicking on the 'membership form' link below.

Membership Form