Meet Our Team
“We will tell you what you need to know which may not be what you want to hear but it will put you on the best path to achieve your aims.”
John O’Byrne, Principal Solicitor.
Principal Lawyer, Owner
John has over 20 years experience within the legal industry. He brings a wealth of knowledge to his clients matters, coupled with a personal touch, open mind and honest approach.
John has worked his career in family law, parenting and property, criminal law, conveyancing, wills and estate matters.
Shannon has many years experience in the Queensland legal industry. She brings her deep knowledge to her clients cases, along with and her patient nature, honest approach and passion for the industry. She is also fluent in Cantonese, Taiwanese and Chinese.
Shannon has worked her career in criminal matters and has experience working on serious crimes teams and cases such as murder, grievous bodily harm and serious sex offenses.
James is our appointed office manager. He has worked as a paralegal with years of experience helping a wide range of client matters. Curious and passionate about the legal industry, his deep knowledge spans across almost all types of cases.
Sep is a highly skilled and professional paralegal at our esteemed law firm in Australia. He has experience working at Criminal law firm as legal clerk, handling administrative tasks and appearing in court for mentions. He is currently in his final year of legal studies (BLL) at the University of Southern Queensland.
With Sep’s thorough understanding of the Australian legal system, he provides priceless support to our legal team and clients. His exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to justice makes him an invaluable asset to our firm and clients.
Head of Marketing
Dan has over 5 years experience within the marketing industry in a range of different industries. He specialises in social and search marketing, and managing email communications with onboarding potential clients.
His key focus for Hodgson Lawyers is managing all social and search media channels, emails and website.
Alice is our dedicated and welcoming receptionist. With a warm and professional demeanor, she greets our clients and visitors, creating a positive first impression for our clients and of our firm. Her organizational skills ensure the smooth operation of our front desk, handling calls and our appointments.
What You Can Expect From Us:
Honesty & Trust
We pride ourselves on being an ethical law firm. We take our position of trust very seriously in regards to your situation.
We understand your position and you can trust us to lead your legal journey to get you the best result possible.
Easy to Understand
We understand how confusing the legal system can be.
Therefore, we ensure you understand your position, what is required and the path forward in each step through your legal journey.
With over 20 years experience in the Queensland legal system, there is no case we have not worked on.
Rest assured that whatever you are going through, we have the experience and knowledge to professionally help you.
Personalised For You
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