Bernadette is a Canadian by birth and completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia before pursuing her legal education in Australia. She holds a Juris Doctor (specialisation in Canadian Law and Practice) and a Master of Laws (specialisation in Dispute Resolution) from Bond University.

Bernadette’s is a NMAS accredited mediator.

Bernadette is a valuable member of the Estates and Personal Injury team.  Her personal approach to clients is of great benefit when dealing with deceased estates and succession planning.  Her attention to detail compliments her PI work when preparing voluminous briefs for court work.

Bernadette is very competitive. In 2014, she had the honour of representing Team Canada at the IFBB World Fitness Championships. Although Bernadette has retired from competition, weightlifting remains her primary hobby.