Joe developed a true passion and commitment for Criminal Law & Traffic Law whilst still undertaking his law degree. Upon his completion of a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of International Business (International Relations) at Griffith University he chose to practice exclusively in Criminal Law. Since that time, he has been heavily immersed in the practice of Criminal Law and is well aware of the issues and complexities of such matters which affect the people of Queensland.
Joe is an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law. Whilst some may claim to be ‘specialists’, Joe has undertaken specific studies to obtain this accreditation and as such, is recognised as specialist by the Queensland Law Society.
Joe has appeared on matters Australia wide however appears regularly in South-East Queensland. From Brisbane to Byron Bay, Coolangatta to Charleville and Cairns to Southport, Joe has experience in regional and rural courts as well as in the city.
Joe brings a straightforward and strategic approach to each and every matter. He understands that a person’s interaction with the criminal justice system can be a daunting and can potentially, have life-changing consequences. Joe realises that every matter is different and seeks to ensure that his clients are aware of the options and potential outcomes of their matters.
“As a Criminal Lawyer I see it as my duty to ensure that my clients understand what is happening and what may happen. I always ensure that my clients know what their options are. My aim is to achieve the best possible outcome in what at times can be quite difficult circumstances.”
Joe has extensive experience in a wide spectrum of criminal law matters, including murders, cattle stealing, drug trafficking, corruption, fraud and driving offences. Joe has appeared for clients in investigative hearings before the Crime and Corruption Commission and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission. He has also represented people in Workplace Health and Safety matters, ranging from mining incidents to deaths in a workplace.
Joe is a dedicated and skilled advocate who takes a client centered approach to all of his matters and will not leave outcomes to chance.