Board, Staff & Volunteers

This page lists Youthlaw’s dedicated Board, Staff & Volunteers

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Youthlaw Board

With a change of Rules in 2013 Youthlaw is now governed by an expanded Board consisting of 12 members, including 2 designated youth positions, and 2 Board members nominated by Ashurst.

Current members of the Board are:

  • Kathleen Sutton (Chair)
  • Charlie Bell (Treasurer)
  • Christopher Brydon (Secretary)
  • Shannon Jenkins
  • Helen Thomas
  • Daniel Fawcett
  • Joanna Lawrence
  • Shelley Hemmings
  • Erica Contini
  • Monika Pilekic
  • Lynette Dong
  • Jake Cripps

Youthlaw Staff

  • Director – Ariel Couchman
  • Principal Lawyer – Anna Radonic
  • General Lawyer – Amala Ramarathinam
  • Online & Outreach lawyer – Lisa Nguyen
  • Policy, Advocacy & Human Rights Officer – Tiffany Overall
  • Legal Pod Program Managing Lawyer- Fleur Hopkins
  • RMIT Lawyer – James Tresise
  • Family Violence Coordinator & Lawyer – Stephanie Pashias
  • Family Violence Youth Worker – Hilary Glaisher
  • Secondee Lawyer- Rebecca Lew
  • Finance Officer – Noha Ghobrial
  • Administration & Volunteer Coordinator – Chloe Stapleton

Youthlaw Volunteer Paralegals

  • Sarah Abell
  • Maisie Adams
  • Ari Bilotta
  • Jakob Cobby
  • Leanne Cousinery
  • Lauren Eaves
  • Romy Griffin
  • Amy Hatfield
  • Matthew Kearns
  • Storm Logan
  • Niren Menon
  • Nimaasha Nimalachandran
  • Rashini Perera
  • Sophie Pinkus
  • Patrick Stratmann
  • Jessica Swarcboard
  • Sarah Sullivan
  • Chelsey Tattersall
  • Anabelle Weinberg
  • Maggie Wright
  • Indigo York

Friday Fines Clinic

  • Renee Black
  • Jennifer Diaz
  • Constance Iliadis
  • Justine Jaramillo
  • Olivia Moll
  • Etty Philosof