May 31, 2024
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Joe McConnell, McConnell & Saldumbide Criminal Lawyers

Joe McConnell, McConnell & Saldumbide Criminal Lawyers

Mr McConnell is a Director at McConnell & Saldumbide Criminal Lawyers based in Toowoomba City, Queensland.

He began his legal career specifically in criminal defence and traffic law in 2015 and has completed two degrees, being a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism and Public Relations with Honours, and a Bachelor of Laws. In 2020, Mr McConnell finished in the top 10 of the “Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30” in the Criminal Law category competing against numerous applicants across Australia.

Mr McConnell has defended numerous clients on hundreds of cases of the most serious charges of murder, rape, robbery, and drug trafficking. Recently, he was a part of the ground-breaking Court of Appeal decision of R v Dayney [2020] QCA 264 which saw his client’s murder conviction overturned and a retrial ordered based on a particularly unique and technical legal argument.

In June 2021, McConnell & Saldumbide Criminal Lawyers was opened with his co-director Chelsea Saldumbide with a vision to provide exceptional representation for those being prosecuted by the State. Mr McConnell takes considerable pride in his attention to detail and tailors his advice specifically for each individual client. He also maintains strong relationships with some of the best Counsel in Queensland and utilises their expertise when necessary to achieve the absolute best possible outcome for his client. 

07 4602 9933
Toowoomba, Queensland
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