Michelle graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Arts (Politics) in 1999 and a Bachelor of Laws in December 2002. Following completion of her studies, Michelle commenced working at a leading Perth law firm in January 2003 and completed her articled clerkship with the firm. Michelle worked in the Family Law Section under the direction of the Family Law partner for two years.
In 2006, Michelle commenced employment with a Perth law firm practicing exclusively in Family Law and continued to work exclusively in family law matters. Michelle left the firm to commence Hearty & Tam Family Lawyers Perth in 2008 with Judy Tam.
Michelle remains committed and enthusiastic to the area of family law and has developed a particular interest in property and children’s matters.
Michelle Hearty has been voted nationally by Doyle's Guide WA 2015 as a recommended Family Law Practitioner.