Brisbane: (07) 3221 4999
Gold Coast: (07) 5532 3133
24 Hour Crime Line: 0488 999 980 or 18004POTTS
Level 1/420 George St,
Brisbane 4000
(07) 3221 4999
Gold Coast
44 Davenport St,
Southport 4215
(07) 5532 3133
24 Hour Crime Line
0488 999 980 or 18004POTTS







Our Criminal & Litigation Lawyers

Our Criminal Lawyers


Bill Potts

Director - Criminal Lawyer

Our founding director brings to Potts Lawyers a breadth of criminal law experience derived from a successful career spanning more than three decades.


Rob Franklin

Managing Director - Litigation Lawyer

Rob Franklin is the Managing Director of Potts Lawyers. Rob has practised for more than three decades, principally in the areas of commercial litigation and law firm management.


Cameron Browne

Director - Criminal Lawyer

Cameron is one of only a small number of Accredited Criminal Law Specialists in Queensland. Director Cameron Browne has practised exclusively in criminal defence for over 15 years, dealing with serious crime, white collar offences and traffic law.

Mark Williams

Director - Criminal Lawyer

Mark’s Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management major) provide the grounding for a wide variety of criminal and quasi-criminal matters.

Erin Mitchell

Director - Criminal Lawyer

Erin has established herself as a leading criminal lawyer. She has been recommended by the prestigious Doyle's Guide to the Legal Profession for Queensland Criminal Lawyers and was a finalist in the national Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards for Senior Associate of the Year.

Andrew Hanlon

Director - Criminal Lawyer

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws from Queensland University of Technology and has also completed a Diploma of Legal Practice.

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Danielle Hanson

Senior Criminal Lawyer

Danielle is a senior criminal lawyer who works across both our Southport and Brisbane offices. She is highly experienced in a wide variety of criminal matters, including domestic violence, violence offences, sex offences, and more.

Shelby Smith - Criminal Lawyer

Shelby Smith

Criminal Lawyer

Shelby is a criminal lawyer working across both our Brisbane and Gold Coast offices. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Criminology & Psychology) from Bond University.

Sinead Garland

Criminal Lawyer

Sinead is a criminal lawyer working in the Gold Coast office. She has experience with a wide range of matters and is focused on representing her clients' best interests

Michael Warren

Criminal Lawyer

Michael has incredible experience at working with young people in the court system, having been previously employed at Youth Justice (Queensland Government) for five years prior to starting with us at Potts Lawyers.

Joy Qin

Criminal Lawyer

Joy specialises in criminal, domestic violence and traffic law. Prior to her associateship, Joy worked in a commercial legal practice and served as a judge's associate.

Our Litigation & Migration Lawyers


Craig DoRozario

Director - Litigation Lawyer

Craig’s main area of practice includes commercial litigation, insolvency, employment law, negligence and compensation claims and disciplinary matters.


Jason Papoutsis

Senior Litigation Lawyer

Jason specialises in civil litigation matters, particularly employment law, disciplinary law, commercial and contractual disputes, construction disputes, administrative appeals, insurance disputes, and equitable remedies.

Ashleigh DoRozario

Litigation Lawyer

Ashleigh is a litigation lawyer at Potts Lawyers, who has considerable knowledge in dispute resolution with a focus on insurance and compensation law, including significant experience in an array of complex matters

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Chris Korbel

Litigation Lawyer

Chris holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Griffith University, and is admitted to the roll of legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Tom Foran

Migration Lawyer

Tom welcomes enquiries from other migration advice professionals with particularly complex situations or problems, and of course from people in the community and aspiring migrants.

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