Cassandra is the Principal Practitioner of Jacobs Family Law. Cassandra graduated with degrees in Law and Commerce (majoring in Accounting) in 2002. That foundation together with her specialisation over the last 14 years practicing in family law, means that Cassandra interprets the law as it applies to each individual and explains that interpretation in succinct and practical terms.
Cassandra provides practical advice and efficient service to have an agreement filed with the Court. She advises and successfully represents the interests of those who are involved in negotiations; mediation and the court process.
Cassandra is a recognised member on the panel of lawyers selected to act for children in Family Court of Australia proceedings and in Child Protection proceedings.
Cassandra’s interests in children and their development, coupled with a deep interest in social justice issues, continue to motivate her to make a positive contribution to the lives of those that she represents; the lives of their children and the children she directly represent.
|Jacob graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2015 with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours. He completed the Legal Practice Course at the Centre for Legal Studies in Hobart and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 2016.
Before starting at Jacobs Family Law, Jacob was an advocate at the Tenants’ Union of Tasmania, providing legal advice and support.
Outside of work, Jacob is passionate about music and enjoys spending time with his friends and family.