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Tricia Schmidt, MurphySchmidt Solicitors

With 30 years’ experience as a highly successful litigator and negotiator, Tricia enjoys a reputation for excellence and achieving exemplary outcomes for her clients in her chosen area of practice.

Widely regarded by both her peers and her clients as leading-edge in her field, Tricia brings a unique blend of maturity and innovation to her approach in resolving complex claims.

The nature of Tricia's practice dictates that her clients are almost always in circumstances that are personally challenging and life changing, from a physical, emotional and financial perspective. With life experience as a mother of four young adult children, and with seven siblings, Tricia has a heightened understanding of the many and varied issues her clients may face. Tricia's legal and commercial expertise, coupled with her practical approach and experience, ensures that her clients receive a fitting resolution with the best outcome possible for their future wellbeing.

Tricia's reputation with her peers was recognised by her appointment as Chair of the Queensland Law Society Specialist Accreditation Board for six years, having previously served five years as a member of the Board.

Tricia currently holds the position of Chair of the Queensland Law Society Professional Conduct Committee, a body that assists in ensuring the maintenance of standards of excellence by members of the legal profession.

With a keen interest in the governance of our education system and the successful training of students who aspire to enter the legal profession, Tricia served two terms on the Board of St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace and on the Board of St. Ignatius, Toowong. Tirica is a guest lecturer at QUT and Griffith University.

Tricia has been a member of numerous Boards including the Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Association of Queensland, the Catholic Education Council and the Appeal Costs Board.