Doris Matias

Senior Associate, Perth and Darwin

Doris is our FIFO lawyer practicing in Perth and Darwin. Admitted in 2001, Doris brings in a wealth of experience having been practising in multi-disciplinary areas combining family law with wills and probate, commercial law and litigation, and performing legal consultancy work, prior to joining Australian Family Lawyers.  

Doris draws on her broad range of experience and skills to her role as a Family Lawyer having attained a Master of Business Administration in 2006 and prior to specialising in family law and achieving a Master of Applied Law (Family Law) in 2012.

Doris is a lecturer at The College of Law Postgraduate Programs in WA and NSW teaching family law units in the Master of Applied Law Program since 2012. Trained in alternative dispute resolution, mediation and collaborative law, Doris is committed in service to clients and this is manifested in her ability to apply less restrictive means to litigation as an alternative approach to resolving conflicts.

Her passion in law is found in her desire to gain new skills through continued further education, specialised training, teaching and applying those skills in her practice. Doris is also an Independent Children’s Lawyer.

With a strong interest in community and charity work, Doris also worked in not-for-profit sectors and volunteers her time including performing duties as Board members in various organizations.

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