The Joplin Team

The Joplin Lawyers Team

Joplin Lawyers is a respected boutique law firm best known for its experience in Family Law and Domestic Violence. We also work with clients in the areas of Criminal Law, Property, Wills, Estate Planning and Succession Planning.

Joplin Higgins

Director | Lawyer

(02) 6572 2442

Joplin is our fearless Director and works closely with our Family Law and Domestic Violence team. Joplin believes that the law is in place to serve and protect all citizens. At Joplin Lawyers we don’t just solve legal problems, we search for long-term solutions.
``At Joplin Lawyers our end game is that you are safe, secure, happy and set up with
the best future possible.``

Louise Neilson


(02) 6572 2442

Louise is based in our busy Singleton and Maitland offices.

Louise does all things family law, criminal law, estate planning and property.  She is passionate about the law and endeavors to help our clients to get the best outcome possible.

``Working at Joplin Lawyers is an honour, to be a part of a team that is passionate about what they do and client focused is amazing.``

Tim Leishman


(02) 4934 6800

Tim is a Lawyer in our Family Law team at Maitland. Tim is passionate about the law and has a keen interest in Family Law, advocacy and ensuring equal and fantastic representation for all of our clients.

Tim completed his Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Diploma of Legal Practice at the University of Newcastle in 2018, whilst assisting the busy team at Joplin Lawyers. Tim has previously completed a Bachelor of Business in 2016 majoring in Management.

``I really value the way that Joplin Lawyers strives to help clients achieve successful outcomes and help to move their lives forward.``

Caitlin Jones

Law Graduate

(02) 6572 2442

Caitlin is a lawyer in our family law team and is based in Singleton and Maitland.

She is passionate about ensuring that all clients feel safe, valued and informed about their matter. She is dedicated to aiding clients through the difficulties of navigating family law and she prides herself on her friendly and easy going attitude.

``I am honoured to be a part of the Joplin Lawyers team and learn from the best.``

Alyssa Graney


(02) 4934 6800

Alyssa is our family law paralegal located in our Maitland office.

With several years of legal experience and a passion for family law and going the extra mile for our clients, Alyssa is a great asset to the team.

``I am proud to be a part of a team that has extensive experience and is willing to go the extra mile for their clients.``

Kerry Clarke

Conveyancing Administrator

(02) 6572 2442

Kerry Clarke is our Conveyancing Administrator extraordinaire!

Kerry has worked in the legal sector for 35 years. Kerry has extensive knowledge in conveyancing and probate matters. Kerry brings a enormous amount of experience to the conveyancing team.

``Being a part of the Joplin Lawyers team is a rewarding experience. We put the emphasis in our ability to be passionate and help others.``

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