We are passionate about providing a specialty Family Law service.
Our Toowoomba Family Law Team are dedicated & experienced practitioners whom are
committed to achieving the most optimal outcome for you.
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. She is a former Senior Legal Associate to the Chief Justice of the Family Court in Melbourne
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. Recognised by the independent Doyle’s Review of Australian Lawyers as one of Queensland’s Leading Family Law Practitioners in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
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.
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.
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.
Katherine Marshall is a Senior Solicitor at Best Wilson Buckley in the firm’s Toowoomba office. Katherine has returned to family law after practising 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.,
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.
Samantha Iwers 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.
Annabel Myatt is a Graduate Solicitor in the Toowoomba office.,,Annabel holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Southern Queensland and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. She also holds a Certificate in Legal Business Skills from the College of Law.
Tammy 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.
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
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.,
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.
Max Sutton is a Paralegal/Graduate 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.
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.
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.
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.,,
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 Jen, Josh and Jade providing responsive support.