Proctor : October 2016
11 PROCTOR | October 2016 Anne-Marie Rice is an experienced and highly regarded Accredited Mediator and Registered FDRP. A QLS Accredited Family Law Specialist with over 18 years’ experience, she brings a wealth of legal and psychological skills to each mediation. Her commitment and calm, considered approach provides reassurance to clients and legal representatives alike. Anne-Marie is available for full or half day mediations in Brisbane and regional areas throughout Queensland. For details of availability and fees please visit: www.ricemediations.com.au CONFLICT IS INEVITABLE, COMBAT IS OPTIONAL. Max Lucado In camera Strategies to stay ahead of the game Last month’s QLS Criminal Law Conference provided legislation updates and practical sessions to equip criminal lawyers with the knowledge and skills to thrive in daily practice. Court of Appeal president Justice Margaret McMurdo AC delivered the opening address, followed by presentations on topics including jury decision-making, deliberation and selection, managing work- related stress, forensic DNA evidence and avoiding miscarriages of justice, and cross- examination of child witnesses.