Best Domestic Violence Lawyers in QLD
In 2022, QLD Law Society (QLS) named the top Domestic Violence Advocates of the year in Queensland. In a state of 1400 lawyers, RK Law’s principal Lawyer Rowan King was named amongst the top eight eligible for the Dame Quentin Bryce Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate Award.
QLS is a peak professional body for solicitors and represents 9000 members. The QLS website describes the award and its purpose as:
“Recognising and rewarding outstanding activities in the prevention of domestic violence in Queensland…This award encourages those who have a demonstrated commitment to addressing domestic violence and advocated for change within workplaces, through academia, the legal and/or social systems.”
The Dame Quentin Bryce Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate Award is a prestigious title and Rowan’s place in the top eight reflects his passion for defending those that have experienced Domestic Violence (DV).
The Award detailed Rowan’s work and commitment to advocating for DV.
Principal Lawyer, RK Law
Rowan is passionate about helping members of the Central Queensland community dealing with domestic violence matters and he has held several positions that interface with domestic violence victims including as a DV Prosecutor and as Supervising Solicitor at Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service (QIFVLS)
Rowan is a JP and member of the Queensland Justices Association Committee in Rockhampton. Over the last 5 years, Rowan King has organised CPD education about DV and Court Process for JPs including a mock court in the Old Rockhampton Supreme Court to help other JPs in the community better understand the Court Process for victims of Domestic Violence.
Since opening his own firm he has been active in the community working with CLCs and even taking on Pro-Bono DV matters as he is passionate about providing people with hope, no matter what has occurred. Rowan enjoy fighting for people who have never had someone on their team or fighting for them.”
RK Law congratulates the other eight finalists who are making a positive impact on DV in QLD: