Justine Anderson is a civil litigation lawyer focusing on medical litigation and her practice includes gynaecological and obstetric cases, cases involving pulmonary embolism, surgical procedures and coronial inquires.
Justine sits on the Executive Committee of the Women Lawyers Association of NSW. In 2019, she led a sub-committee called ‘Welcome to the Law’ aimed at law students and early career lawyers. She ran a suite of seminars on written and oral advocacy, court appearances, emotional resilience, mentoring, networking and business development to name a few.
Justine is also a member of the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Diversity Group which aims to advance diversity within the firm.
Prior to joining Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers she worked in a number pathology laboratories and private hospitals, providing her with a unique set of problem solving skills when approaching medical and other legal matters.
“Access to justice drives not only my career but my passion in helping those who have been injured as a result of a negligent act to achieve fair compensation to help them and their families move forward from an injury. That same principle underpins my passion about the advancement of women in legal profession and the education of early career lawyers. Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers is a firm built on those same values a firm that I am proud to be a part of”.
Key Professional Achievements
- Admitted to practice 2016.
- Awarded a Bachelor of Music from the Australian Institute of Music and graduated in law from the University of Technology in 2015 (Juris Doctor).
- Executive Committee member of the Women Lawyers Association of NSW.
- Diversity Group member, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers.
- Named one of Compensation Law’s “Rising Stars” along with 17 other legal practitioners across Australia by the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession.
Justine is a frequent writer for Lexis Nexis’ Australian Health Law Bulletin and has been quoted in the media on legal issues including in the Guardian, ABC News and Marie Claire magazine (Feature article, July 2019) (Feature article, May 2019).