On-demand Webinar

Introduction to Criminal Law Practice

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

1:00pm - 2:00pm AEST

1 CPD Point

Join Lauren Cassimatis, Founder and Principal Lawyer of Gallant Law, Founder and Chair of Connecting Lawyer Mums and Adjunct Lecturer at the College of Law, for the first instalment in her Criminal Law series.

This introductory webinar will address these key points:

• Practical insights and strategies on representing criminal law clients

• Managing a dynamic and fast paced practice

• Building advocacy skills and managing traumatic content


Lauren Cassimatis is the Founder and Principal Lawyer of Gallant Law, the Founder and Chair of Connecting Lawyer Mums and an Adjunct Lecturer at the College of Law. Lauren has over 20 years’ experience in the legal profession, is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law and is one of Australia’s leading criminal lawyers. Lauren founded Gallant Law with a vision to protect her clients’ interests beyond the courtroom, advocating for their rehabilitation, identity, relationships, careers and reputation.

“It’s important to me that our firm not only addresses our clients’ legal matters, but their futures in the long-term. I pride myself on creating a firm that is holistic, all-inclusive and progressive in its attitude towards our clients, delivery of legal services and role in facilitating equitable access to justice”.

Lauren is an ambassador for LGBTIQ+, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander communities, women in business and working parents. Through Connecting Lawyer Mums, Lauren delivers her second passion to help her clients rise above life’s challenges and achieve their professional and personal goals.

‍*If you are in the legal industry you can claim 1 CPD point per hour of attendance for Smokeball events under the category of Practice Management and Business Skills. Conditions may differ for each state, so please check with your industry body to confirm eligibility. Smokeball is also not responsible for keeping track of individuals' attendance and acquired CPD points.
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