Jodi Allen attended
high school locally and grew up on the Gold Coast.
She attended the Griffith University from 1997 and
in 2001 graduated law and psychology, achieving
Honours in law.
Jodi maintains a close affiliation with the law
school of Griffith University and gladly gives of
her time to judge student mooting and witness
Before graduation Jodi was identified as a student
with promise by Price and Roobottom Solicitors, a
firm with a strong criminal law section. Jodi was
articled to solicitor Bill Potts from whom she
gained valuable experience.
In May 2006 Jodi joined Buckland Allen Criminal Lawyers
PTY LTD as
an employed solicitor. On 1 December 2010 Jodiís
name was added to the firm name to recognise her
years of tireless work and outstanding results.
Lisa M. Searing
Lisa moved from California to the Gold Coast in 1990
and in 2005 completed a Bachelor of Laws at Griffith
University. In 2007 Lisa added to her scholastic
endeavours by completing a Bachelor of International
Business. The following year Lisa was admitted as a
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland.
Lisa began her legal career with the Office of the
Director of Public Prosecutions in 2008 and in 2009
left her prosecutorial position to undertake her
next role as a criminal defence lawyer. Lisa spent
the next five years with a local Gold Coast firm
before being offered her current position as an
Associate Solicitor at Buckland Allen Criminal
Lawyers Pty Ltd.
Lisa gives tirelessly of her free time as President
of the Management Committee for Macleod
Accommodation Support Service (MASS) Inc.