Personal Details

Name: Mobile number: Email address: Website:

Richard Carl Mahler 0437 637 669 richard.mahler@mahlerfamilylaw.com www.mahlerfamilylaw.com www.mahlermediation.com.au

Postal address:

PO Box 1362 Toowoomba QLD 4350

Fee schedule as at 1 January 2010

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$300.00 plus GST per hour (calculated in 6 minute units) Minimum of 4 hours charged per mediation (to be paid into trust upfront) No travel time charged for travel to mediations within entire South East Queensland region

Professional Qualifications y

Master of Laws (including Mediation Course) ± Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane (2010)

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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner ± Federal Attorney General¶s Department (2009)

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Accredited Family Law Specialist ± Queensland Law Society (2007)

PO Box 1362, 123 Margaret Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350 T: (07) 4638 0811 F: (07) 4639 5237 www.mahlerfamilylaw.com

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Practice Management Certificate with Distinction ± Queensland Law Society (2005)

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First admitted to practice as a Legal Practitioner ± Supreme Court of New South Wales (2002)

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Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Honours ± College of Law, Sydney (2002) Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours (Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.3) ± Griffith University, Brisbane (2001)

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Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Major) ± Deakin University, Melbourne (2001)

Mediation Experience

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Private Mediator, specialising in Family Law Mediations only (2009 to current) Voluntary Mediator with the Sunshine Coast Family Relationship Centre (2009) Hundreds of mediations representing parties as a Family Lawyer (2004 to current)

Current Employment

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Mahler Family Law , Toowoomba (2010 to current) y

Principal & Accredited Family Law Specialist

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University of Southern Queensland , Toowoomba campus (2010 to current) y

Lecturer in Law
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Family Law (LLB/JD Course) Comparative Law (including Comparative Family Law) (LLB/JD Course) Comparative Law and Business (MBA Course)

PO Box 1362, 123 Margaret Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350 T: (07) 4638 0811 F: (07) 4639 5237 www.mahlerfamilylaw.com

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Guest lecturing on Mediation (LLB/JD Course)

Relevant Employment History

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Schultz Toomey O¶Brien Lawyers , Sunshine Coast (2008 to 2010) y

Senior Associate (Family Law Department)

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Hartley Healy Family Law Specialists , Toowoomba (2008) y

Associate and Head of Toowoomba office (1 lawyer and 1 paralegal)
NB: The Toowoomba office was an experimental office that was closed

down after 6 months
Shannon Donaldson Province Lawyers , Toowoomba (2006 to 2008) y

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Associate and Head of Family Law ± Toowoomba and Dalby offices (4 lawyers and 2 paralegals)

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Murdoch Lawyers , Toowoomba (2004 to 2006) y y

Family Lawyer (2004 to 2005) Senior Family Lawyer (2005 to 2006)

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Freehills , Brisbane (2002 to 2004) y

Commercial Lawyer

PO Box 1362, 123 Margaret Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350 T: (07) 4638 0811 F: (07) 4639 5237 www.mahlerfamilylaw.com

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