Jessica Coles-Black

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Jessica was admitted as a lawyer in 2020 and is passionate about both family and criminal law.

Jessica completed the Juris Doctor at Monash University before being admitted in early 2020. Whilst studying for her law degree, Jessica acquired extensive experience in government, working for the Department of Human Services as a paralegal.

Jessica graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in psychology. Jessica has always been passionate about helping people and sought to apply this through her experience in law. Jessica has a natural affinity with all types of people from all walks of life, is non-judgmental and has a sunny disposition. She is a natural fit for family law.

Jessica’s interest in family law stemmed from volunteering as a family law mentor at the Monash Law Clinic, Clayton and her professional placement at the Monash Law Clinic, Melbourne. Jessica enjoyed being able to engage and assist the community during one of the most difficult times in their lives.

Jessica has experience in parenting, property, divorce, child support family violence and personal safety intervention order matters. Jessica has assisted on a variety of complex matters, including property settlements involving family trusts and complex Binding Financial Agreements, as well as parenting matters involving donor agreements, allegations of serious family violence, child abuse, international relocation, mental health issues and drug and alcohol addiction.

Outside of work, Jessica enjoys going to the football, travelling and spending time with her family, friends and rescue dog.