Michelle Makela - Legal Practice Director
Michelle has over 15 years experience in the legal industry, working across commercial litigation, criminal law, family law and estate planning. Michelle has been involved in all practice areas of the firm and in her personal practice has had experience in litigation at all levels (State and Federal Industrial Tribunals, the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court and the High Court).
Michelle joined the GTC Legal Group in early 2011 and has played an instrumental role in the development of the overall business. It is through her dedication to her work that the business continues to grow, and we are able to offer support to so many clients each year. It is with Michelle’s support that we are proud to offer Australia’s largest private legal advice hotline and provide clients with support at difficult times in their life.
As one of our Legal Practice Directors, Michelle’s role is to ensure our clients’ needs are met in an appropriate and affordable way. Her role is predominately to oversee the strategic and operational management of Armstrong Legal and to work with our National Practice Directors to provide training, support and guidance.
Michelle is based in Brisbane but travels extensively in her role overseeing our offices in New South Wales, Victoria, Canberra and Western Australia.