Melissa Newby - Office Manager and Paralegal

 

Melissa was born in Charleville and raised on a grazing property between Charleville and Quilpie. She completed her schooling in Charleville.

 

Melissa became a receptionist for Frank Jongkind & Co in 1998.

 

Before long she became a legal secretary, having completed courses in conveyancing, wills and estates and court procedures. She has obtained a Certificate in Legal Studies.

 

Melissa worked for Frank Jongkind & Co until 2002 when she left to work with Alex Mackay in Brisbane and Dale & Fallu in Ipswich. In 2004 she returned to Charleville as she did not like the "city". The country is her home.

 

Melissa became a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) in 1999.

 

Melissa is the firms only paralegal and is the Office Manager. She intends to commence a Bachelor of Law in July 2015.

 

Her chief areas of responsibility are domestic conveyancing, debt collection, wills and estates.