OUR TEAM

Meet The Team

J. Richard Jones

Chief Executive Officer

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J. Richard Jones serves as Chief Executive Officer and digital strategist. He is responsible for leading the development and execution of My Legal Crunch (MLC).

 

He oversees all non-legal, business aspects of MLC, including digital strategies, client services, technology, and operational processes. Prior to joining MLC, Mr. Jones held several positions in media including president, group publisher and publisher for a number of publishing firms within Canada. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and speaker and is actively involved within the technology community.

Mark Donnelly

Lawyer - Practice Director

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Mark Donnelly practices extensively in the areas of Family, Criminal Law and Insolvency. He has appeared on behalf of clients in the Family Law jurisdiction from Brisbane to Melbourne.​​ Mark has assisted clients in resolving disputes concerning parenting matters, property, spousal maintenance, child support, child protection and divorce.​​ Having worked extensively in the areas of litigation and criminal law, Mark appears in Court himself and often at short notice.

ADMITTED JURISDICTIONS

High Court of Australia, 2003 

Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2003 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 

Member, Queensland Law Society

Michael Rodrigues

Lawyer

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Michael Rodrigues is your compassionate, tireless advocate ready to help his client whenever they are in need. Trained in collaborative law, he finds you timely, fair and practical resolutions in trying times.​​ Michael represents clients on a range of matters related to Family, Criminal, Corporate and Employment Law. As a skilled negotiator and advocate, he has helped numerous clients resolve their legal challenges.

EDUCATION

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Juris Doctor

Bachelor of Political Science and Criminology

 

ADMITTED JURISDICTIONS  

High Court of Australia 

Supreme Court of Queensland

High Court of New Zealand

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 

Member, Queensland Law Society

Member, Family Law Section Law Counsel of Australia

Member, Family Law Practitioners Association

Member, GC District Law Association

Member, Law Society of Ontario

Member, Ontario Bar 

Brett Jones

Lawyer

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Brett Jones is a compassionate and dedicated Lawyer practicing in Family Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law and Wills and Probate.  Brett was previously a Law Clerk before being admitted as a Lawyer. Brett brings a diverse range of experience including having worked in the Family Assistance Office for four years and the Child Support Agency for the Australian Commonwealth Government and a Private Investigator.  Brett brings a wealth of business knowledge and general experience having worked across various business projects throughout his career. Brett is an essential part of the team, providing legal services in Family Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Commercial Law and Wills and Probate.

EDUCATION

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Graduate Degree Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Information Technology, Computer Science  and Software Development

Advanced Diploma in Business (Legal)

Certificate IV in Investigative Services

ADMITTED JURISDICTIONS  ​

High Court of Australia 

Supreme Court of Victoria

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 

Member of the Law Institute of Victoria 

Law Institute of Victoria, YLS Professional Development Committee

Associate Member, Law Society of New South Wales

Joe Mansour

Paralegal

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Joe serves as a Paralegal and Administrative Support at My Legal Crunch. His experience commenced from 1986 in areas ranging from Traffic, Administrative, Civil and Family Law to Summary Criminal Offenses and Government legislative appeals along with written submissions respecting High Court cases.

 

Anne Prinzi

Paralegal

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Anne is a Paralegal with experience in handling legal matters, appearing in court, corresponding with clients and completing research tasks. She has a wide range of experience from working in the retail industry by providing administrative support in various roles including being a bridal consultant. 

 

Anne is currently undertaking her final elective subject of the Bachelor of Law (LLB) program at La Trobe University, with the goal of becoming a lawyer in the immediate future. 

 

In her current role with My Legal Crunch, Anne is responsible for supporting the legal team in drafting legal documents, calling clients, and carrying out other administrative support duties. 

Marcello Sukhdeo

Technology and Content Officer

Marcello has a background in finance and specializes in content and digital transformation strategies for media.

 

Before joining My Legal Crunch (MLC), he has served in the role of both editor and podcast radio host for a number Canadian industry trade journals serving public sector, defence, and information technology.

 

He is also an accomplished web designer and SEO strategist.

Terri Pavelic

Marketing and Digital Strategist

With over twenty years of publishing experience, Terri oversees the marketing, content and social media strategies of My Legal Crunch.

 

She specializes in brand strategies and effective implementation, as well as content leadership development. Working with the MLC digital team, Terri assists in building social media campaigns as well as client engagement programs.

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