Michael has lived in Ocean Grove since 1989 and is the former President of the town’s football and netball club and and also now recently the former President of the Bellarine Football League. He was also formerly deputy chairman of the Ocean Grove Community Connect, which is involved with the local Bendigo Bank, and provides funds for projects and community support in the Ocean Grove area. He has been active in sport over his life particularly as a cricketer and another of his interests is heritage railways-he was on the board and President of the Victorian Goldfields Railway.
A partner for a large Geelong law firm for over 15 years, he moved to establish this practice at the end of 2003. Michael brings a wealth of experience across a broad range of legal practice but particularly in wills, estates, business sales/purchases, leases,crime, family law, and commercial litigation. He is one of only 4 practitioners in the Geelong region on the Victorian Legal Aid Panel for serious criminal matters involving trials in the County and Supreme Courts. He is available to see clients by appointment on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday afternoons.
Amanda Vines (B.A. LLB Dip Ed)
Amanda previously divided her time between teaching legal studies and history at a girl’s secondary school in Geelong and her work at Vines Lawyers.Since retiring from teaching she can see clients for the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney by appointment on Tuesday mornings.
Jill is an experienced property conveyancer and has worked at the firm since 2014. She has worked with legal firms in Geelong and elsewhere for over 40 years. She lives with her family on the Bellarine Peninsula and is available to see clients every weekday.