Alison is the Principal Lawyer and is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law with extensive experience in conducting files, Court advocacy, providing advice and offering resources to enable clients to resolve their family law matter with the least expense and stress.
Alison graduated from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Law (2006) and a Bachelor of Arts (1991). Prior to commencing her law degree, Alison held senior administrative positions as well as teaching English in Osaka, Japan.
Adam is the Practice Manager and is often the first point of contact for clients who are looking for information and assistance. Adam will assist with liaising with the Principal Lawyer in relation to the conduct of a matter including general enquiries, making bookings and appointments, and account queries.
Morgan commenced working at Trapski Family Law in August 2015 after graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at Deakin University and completing Practical Legal Training at Leo Cussen Centre for Law in 2015. Morgan was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria to practise as an Australian Lawyer in July 2015.
Morgan is committed to assisting clients to achieve the best possible outcome in their family law matter, often during the most difficult time of their lives. Whilst Morgan is particularly interested in property matters, she has experience in a variety of family law matters including negotiating property settlements and parenting arrangements, attending mediation and regularly appearing in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Family Court of Australia.
Outside of work, Morgan enjoys a happy and busy lifestyle. During summer Morgan regularly goes camping and wakeboarding at the Murray River and likes to take her two dogs to the beach.
Rhyian graduated from Charles Darwin University with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and completed his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice through the College of Law. Rhyian’s thesis, entitled ‘Same-Sex Parents-Won’t Somebody Please Think of the Children?!’, was later published in the Charles Darwin University repository. Rhyian is passionate about a broad range of family law matters but has a keen interest in parenting/children’s matters, same-sex family law matters and assisting fathers throughout the Court process.
Outside of the law, Rhyian is heavily involved and interested in sport; currently playing tennis and formerly playing Australian Rules Football throughout the western suburbs of Melbourne. Rhyian has penned a front page article in The Age newspaper about being a gay football player. He is a passionate supporter of the Collingwood Football Club and fiercely supports all Australian Tennis players, but notes his favourite athlete as Venus Williams.
Maddison commenced working at Trapski Family Law in February 2018. Maddison graduated from her Bachelor of Law at Victoria University in 2016 and completed her Practical Legal Training at Leo Cussen Centre for Law in 2017. Maddison was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria to practise as an Australian Lawyer in October 2017. During her studies, Maddison completed an overseas study program at Humboldt University in Germany in the area of alternative dispute resolution.
Maddison will often be the first port of call for new enquiries, as well as assisting existing clients with any concerns or queries that they may have.
Maddison lives locally, and in her spare time enjoys travelling, reading and attending sporting games.
Nanki joined Trapski Family Law in 2018 after completing a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Leo Cussen Centre for Law. She holds a double Bachelors in Laws and Finance from La Trobe University and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria as an Australian Lawyer in November 2018.
Nanki is a volunteer lawyer with the WEstjustice Community Legal Centre. She provides assistance to clients and senior lawyers involved in complex parenting and property disputes. From her work, she has developed a keen interest in financial disputes involving married and de facto couples.
Nanki speaks three languages including Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.