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Our Family Law Team


Our Services

We act on behalf of a variety of clients impacted upon by a separation.

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Resources

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Introducing Our Team

We are passionate about providing a specialty Family Law service
that welcomes you, understands you and shows you empathy in difficult times.
Find out why you can be assured of our commitment to your legal needs.

Kara Best

Kara Best

Legal Practice Director | Lawyer & Accredited Family Law Specialist

Kara Best is the Legal Practice Director at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law and has practiced exclusively in family law following her Admission to Practice in 2001. Kara was born and bred in the local area and returned to Toowoomba in 2007.

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Reagan Wilson

Reagan Wilson

Legal Partner

Reagan Wilson is a Legal Partner at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law and has practised exclusively in the complex and challenging area of family law since 1999. His reputation in Toowoomba and the Western Downs is unsurpassed.

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Dan Buckley

Dan Buckley

Legal Partner

Dan is a Legal Partner of Best Wilson Buckley Family Law, and works predominantly in its Brisbane office. Appreciated by his clients for his compassionate professionalism, Dan has worked hard to develop a style which assists clients to make critical decisions concerning their children and their financial interests.,

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Amity Anderson

Amity Anderson

Legal Partner | Accredited Family Law Specialist

Amity Anderson is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and Legal Partner at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law’s Ipswich office. Amity has practised exclusively in family law since her admission in 2008 with extensive experience in a top tier firm in Brisbane.

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Andrew McCormack

Andrew McCormack

Senior Associate | Accredited Family Law Specialist

Andrew McCormack has practiced exclusively in family law since 2005. He is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and Collaborative Lawyer. Prior to 2005 Andrew had experience in general practice areas including litigation succession law wills and estate administration and agency matters.

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Lynn Armstrong

Lynn Armstrong

Senior Associate | Accredited Family Law Specialist

Lynn Armstrong is a Senior Associate and Accredited Family Law Specialist in the firm’s Toowoomba office. As an established Toowoomba family lawyer, Lynn has over 12 years’ experience in exclusively practising family law and has an exceptional knowledge in her specialisation across all areas of property and parenting, with further extensive experience in child protection matters, and domestic violence cases.

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Neal Wood

Neal Wood

Associate

Neal Wood has specialised in family law since his admission in 2008. Prior to joining the Best Wilson Buckley Family Law Team as an Associate in early 2015 Neal worked exclusively in family law firms in Brisbane. Neal’s experience in all aspects of family law and knowledge of the law and Court that only a more senior practitioner provide is a comfort to clients.

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Zoe Adams

Zoe Adams

Associate

Zoe Adams is an Associate in Best Wilson Buckley’s Brisbane office. With a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Bond University Zoe has specialised in family law since her admission in 2006. Zoe is motivated by helping clients through what is often a traumatic event in their life by listening and providing advice that may be hard to hear but is in the best interests of the client and their family for the long-term.

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Alecia Connor

Alecia Connor

Associate

Alecia Connor is an Associate at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law and is one of the firm’s founding North Lakes’ family lawyers. Alecia has practised exclusively in family and de facto relationship law for seven years following her admission in 2011. Alecia was a founding member of the Ipswich family law team when the office opened in February 2017, but is looking forward to returning to north Brisbane and practising family law in her local area.,

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Katherine Marshall

Katherine Marshall

Senior Solicitor

Katherine Marshall is a Senior Solicitor at Best Wilson Buckley in the firm’s Toowoomba office. Katherine has returned to family law after practicing for a number of years in commercial litigation building and construction law and estate planning and a brief period in corporate law and personal injury law.

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Carla Franchina

Carla Franchina

Senior Solicitor

Carla Franchina is a Senior Solicitor in BWB’s Brisbane office. Following her admission to practise law in 2013. Carla has practised exclusively in family law ever since within specialised firms in Brisbane. A desire to guide clients through a difficult time by delivering expert service and advice is Carla’s motivation in family law.

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Teigan Jones

Teigan Jones

Senior Solicitor

Teigan Jones holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons) and a Bachelor of Business from Griffith University. In recognition for her high achievements in family law she was awarded the Griffith University Academic Excellence Award for Family Law in 2009.

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Samantha Iwers

Samantha Iwers

Senior Solicitor

Samantha Iwers is a Senior Solicitor with Best Wilson Buckley Family Law. She holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the University of Southern Queensland and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. Samantha is currently studying a Masters of Applied Law (Family Law) program.

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John Patterson

John Patterson

Senior Solicitor

John Patterson is a Solicitor with BWB in the firm’s Brisbane office. John was admitted to practise law in 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Business (Economics) as well as his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.

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Tammy Wright

Tammy Wright

Paralegal

Tammy Wright provides top level Paralegal support to Kara Best joining the firm in 2014. With extensive legal industry experience across family law, dispute resolution, wills and estate planning, succession planning, estate administration and companies and trusts. Tammy is also a JP.

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Jess Fry

Jess Fry

Paralegal

Jess Fry is a Paralegal in the Toowoomba Office, working with Reagan Wilson and Katherine Marshall. With over five years’ experience as a Paralegal in the area of family law, Jess brings with her a caring and personable approach to supporting and working with clients, hoping to relieve their stress and assisting them through what can be a difficult time during their lives.,,

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Amy Hollis

Amy Hollis

Paralegal

Amy Hollis is a Paralegal in the firm’s Brisbane office, working with Dan Buckley and Zoe Adams. Amy has close to 10 years’ experience in family law in Brisbane, providing her with an understanding of all areas of family law including property settlement and divorce applications; as well as holding a Certificate III in Business Administration and a Certificate in Legal Support.

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Jodie Handley

Jodie Handley

Paralegal

Jodie Handley is a Paralegal in the firm’s Toowoomba office working with Neal Wood. With over seven years’ as a Paralegal working in the areas of criminal wills and estate planning commercial law and litigation Jodie has experience on her side. Having recently joined the family law fraternity Jodie’s knack for brightening people’s day and a genuine interest in their story are motivators for joining the BWB team.

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Josh Schonfeld

Josh Schonfeld

Paralegal

Born and bred in Toowoomba, Josh is friendly and outgoing and is always willing to help. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (History & International Relations) and a Graduate Certificate in Science (Biomedical) and is now half-way through his Bachelor of Laws with the hope of practising family law.

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Max Sutton

Max Sutton

Paralegal/Graduate Solicitor

Max Sutton is a Paralegal/Junior Solicitor in the firm’s Toowoomba office. He is now responsible for all Applications for Divorce in the firm’s Toowoomba office in addition to working closely with Andrew McCormack whilst learning the ropes.

Max joined BWB in 2014 as a member of the administrative team bringing with him prior experience in legal administrative support marketing and client support. In mid-2016 he took on the role as Office Manager overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firms’ Toowoomba Brisbane and Ipswich offices.

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Kiara Greenway

Kiara Greenway

Paralegal/Graduate Solicitor

Kiara Greenway is a Paralegal/Graduate Solicitor in the firm’s North Lakes’ office working primarily with Alecia Connor. Kiara holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Journalism from Bond University, and was admitted to legal practise in 2017 after completing her Diploma of Practical Legal Training. Kiara began working for Best Wilson Buckley in 2016 as a Paralegal providing support to the Brisbane family law team, before relocating to the North Lakes office to become one of the founding members of the firm’s newly established office.

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Jennifer Ryder

Jennifer Ryder

General Manager

Jennifer Ryder is the General Manager at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law. Jennifer joined Best Wilson Buckley Family Law in February 2014. Bringing with her general management experience in the health and financial services industries, Jennifer is excited to grow and develop Best Wilson Buckley as a unique family law firm, while maintaining the commitment to superior family law service delivery that has always been at the core of the firm.

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Leandra Herberts

Leandra Herberts

Operations Manager

Leandra Herberts joined Best Wilson Buckley Family Law as Operations Manager in September 2017. Having predominantly worked across Local Government and professional services industries, Leandra brings extensive experience in human resources and business operations. With a passion for innovation, leadership and engagement, Leandra is excited to join our growing and evolving business to deliver exceptional service to our clients and their families.

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LIZ GRIFFITHS

LIZ GRIFFITHS

Accounts Manager

Liz Griffiths is the Accounts Manager at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law, managing client and firm accounts functions. With an extensive background in financial administration Liz has been with BWB since early 2014, bringing a breadth of knowledge to the firm from across private enterprise, including six years in the legal industry, as well as the public service and not-for-profit organisations.

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Esther Patterson

Esther Patterson

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Administrative Team

Administrative Team

Admin

Best Wilson Buckley is fortunate to enjoy an exceptional level of Administrative support from our Administrative Team. From the kindness of Cassandra, Tricia and Esther on Reception, to Liz in accounts, and Annabel and Max providing responsive support, to Liz in accounts, and Annabel and Max providing responsive support.

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