Suncoast Community Legal Service Inc.

2020 Management Committee


Executive Committee

Gabe Hutchinson – Director, Clutch Legal

Richard Matthews – Management Consultant

Anita Owens  – Associate Director Forensics Services, Vincents Chartered Accountants

Committee Members

Tabetha Hilliard – Solicitor, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
Michael Turner – Lawyer, Black Bear Legal
Julia West – Solicitor, Martens Legal
Wayne Davis – Lawyer, Stonegate Legal
Mark Ellis – Volunteer Lawyer
Sian Cullen – Lawyer, Pippa Colman & Associates
Jodie Bruce – Lawyer, JHK Legal

Our Staff


Julian Porter – Managing Solicitor
Donna Georgeson – Business Services Manager


Julian Porter – Managing Solicitor
Alexandra Kupka – Family Lawyer
Russell Faulkner – Volunteer Lawyer assisting Managing Solicitor
Kirsty Mackie – USC Lecturer in Law
David Wise  USC Lecturer in Law


Jessica Elmes – Administrative Officer
Nicola Blundell – Administrative Officer


Christine Lepp – Team Leader
Sharon Slack – Tenant Advice Worker
Caleb Shepherd – Tenant Advice Worker

Social Workers

Naomi Wiley – Social Worker/Field Education Officer 
Robyn McKenzie – Social Worker/Field Education Officer

Our Volunteers

Our team includes a large number of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers who generously donate their time to help deliver our Service. Want to become a volunteer? Complete the Application Form here.