Dragana is a nationally accredited mediator and her experience and qualifications in the area, makes Dragana eligible for registration as a family dispute resolution practitioner with the Commonwealth Attorney General’s Department.
Dragana advises and acts for clients in matters relating to children and property, including working with individuals affected by domestic violence and matters with allegations of child abuse and mistreatment. She supports her clients through the maze of legal processes associated with separation, divorce, financial and child related proceedings by applying a common-sense approach, to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.
Prior to commencing her legal career, Dragana worked in federal politics providing her with an understanding of Australia’s system of government and parliamentary processes, legislation analysis, speech writing and liaising with Ministerial offices, Government department and other organisations/agencies.
Dragana is on the board of directors for a not-for-profit organisation in the disabilities sector and in addition to English, speaks Serbian and Bosnian languages.
De-facto & same sex matters
Divorce & separation
Family court representation
Finalising family law settlements
Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution (6 units for accreditation only), Mediator Training Academy (2017)
National Mediation Training Course & NMAS Accreditation, University of Western Australia (2016)
Master of Laws, University of Western Australia (2015)
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law (2014)
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Edith Cowan University (2012)
Bachelor of Criminology and Justice, Edith Cowan University (2012)
High Court of Australia (2014)
Supreme Court of Western Australia (2014)
Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM)
Family Law Practitioners' Association of Western Australia
Family Law Section
Golden Key International Honour Society
Law Society of Western Australia
Women Lawyers WA