Kaylie graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978 with a Bachelor of Laws and was admitted to practice in 1979.
She has practised as a solicitor since that time, concentrating on all aspects of succession law including estate planning, drafting wills and enduring powers of attorney, estate administration, advice to trustees and estate litigation matters. Kaylie acts for persons of varying circumstances in effective estate planning and estate administration.
In 2003 Kaylie gained Specialist Accreditation in the area of succession law from the Queensland Law Society. Kaylie's accreditation makes her one of only a limited number of practitioners with such a qualification out of all the practising solicitors in Queensland.