LLB (Hons) BA
03 5560 2000
Kathryn Emeny joined the Maddens Lawyers partnership on 1 April 2018.
Kathryn began working with Maddens Lawyers in 2010 starting in the Class Actions Department. Since 2016, Kathryn has been a senior member of Maddens Lawyers’ Class Actions department and was very involved in the firm’s Black Saturday Class Actions, providing her with unique insights to a wide range of tragic and inspiring stories of loss and recovery.
Kathryn is a Deakin University graduate, having studied a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts, with great success, at the University’s Warrnambool campus. Kathryn began her study in 2008 joining the first cohort of students to study Law in Warrnambool. Among her successes as a student, Kathryn won Most Outstanding Student at Deakin’s Warrnambool campus for two years running, achieved her year’s highest score in Property Law and Criminal Procedure and was named an Alfred Deakin scholar.
While studying, Kathryn also worked at the Warrnambool court complex, providing assistance regarding family law issues and the court process. This community mindedness has extended to her professional life, with Kathryn also finding the time to take on a voluntary role with Justice Connect, offering pro-bono assistance to clients who would otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance.
Outside the office, Kathryn contributes to the local community as Chair of the South West Academy of Sport, as a member of the board of charitable service organisation Southern STAY and in her voluntary role with Justice Connect, offering pro-bono assistance to clients who would otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance.