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James Farrell

Queensland Association of Independent...
Joined February 2015
James Farrell is the Director of the Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services, the peak organisations for community legal centres in Queensland, Australia. James also chairs the Queensland Legal Assistance Forum, and has worked in voluntary and paid roles at community legal centres in Australia for over ten years.
James is a lecturer with the Deakin University School of Law, and treasurer of the National Association of Community Legal Centres. He is also a fellow of the Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice, a member of the UQ Pro Bono Centre advisory board, the visiting committee of the Griffith University Law School and the Law and Society Association of Australia and NZ committee. James' research has been published in the International Journal of the Legal Profession, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, the Monash University Law Review, the Family Law Review, Parity, and the Alternative Law Journal, where he is a member of the editorial board.
James has degrees in law, commerce, legal practice, education and human rights, and has received alumni achievement awards from both Deakin University and the University of New England. James received a Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours, for his community work, particularly in social welfare and legal access programs.

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