Don is an accredited specialist in Family Law and has been since 1989. He leads the Family Law practice group at Parke Lawyers and is based in our Ringwood office. Following a two year position in Melbourne, Don spent seven years practising in Echuca, the last five of which were as a principal. In 1984 he returned to Melbourne and established Smith Ryan & Co in Wantirna South, finally merging that practice with Holt & Macdonald in 2000. Don has in excess of 30 years' experience as a litigation lawyer, specialising in family law.
Don is a member of the Law Council of Australia, the Law Institute of Victoria, the Family Law Section and the Litigation Section of the Law Institute of Victoria