Associate Solicitor Yvonne Kushnir graduated in law with a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Melbourne. Whilst at university, Yvonne volunteered with the Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre, and spent time providing legal education and assistance in prisons around Victoria. Yvonne was admitted to legal practice in 2017 after completing a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.
Prior to joining the team in 2018, Yvonne spent four months working on death penalty cases at the Louisiana Capital Assistance Centre in New Orleans. During this time, Yvonne assisted defence counsel with trial strategies, mitigation material, and helped to prepare a Petition which was filed in the United States Supreme Court.
Yvonne appears daily in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, representing clients in a range of matters.
To make an appointment with Yvonne, contact 9489 0900 or email Yvonne@patrickwdwyer.com.au