Annette Power Martell
Legal Practitioner and Registered Migration Agent MARN. 1796016
Annette Power Martell has been admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland over 13 years, after completing her law degree at Queensland University of Technology. Whilst studying full time, Annette gained practical experience working and completed 2 years Articles of Clerkship with us. Annette is also a qualified Justice of the Peace.
Annette has been working in legal offices for over 35 years. During that period of time Annette has gained experience in a wide range of legal areas including all aspects of Family Law including property matters (for married and de facto couples), domestic violence and applications by the Department of Communities (Child Safety Services).
Annette also has extensive experience in Wills and Estates, Personal Injury matters and criminal law matters involving children. She is also an accredited Children’s Court Duty Lawyer.
Annette is also a qualified Registered Migration Agent able to assist in any aspect of migration law. Annette enjoys assisting clients through the visa process which is often quite stressful in order to make your experience as painless as possible.
Annette is a passionate advocate for children. She is committed to achieving outcomes which are practical, ideally through dispute resolution rather than the Courts.
Annette is a devoted mother to three adult children and more recently has enjoyed caring for younger children as an approved Foster Carer for the Department of Communities. Annette has the life experience to back up her legal expertise and is committed to ongoing professional development and furthering her legal knowledge.
Annette is a member of the Queensland Law Society, the Family Law Practitioners Association, the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Ipswich District Law Association. Annette is committed to community service and volunteers her time to the Women’s Legal Service. Annette has also recently been appointed as the Ipswich Ambassador for the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland.