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It's what we stand for

Legal Aid lawyers stand next to a banner that says 'It's what we stand for

Over the past 40 years (1979 – 2019) Legal Aid and its staff have made an incredible contribution to the administration of justice and the lives of the most vulnerable people in NSW.

We are celebrating the diversity and depth of talent within our organisation through a series of staff video interview, podcasts and staff profiles.

Video series: What do you stand for?

Part 1
In this episode of What do you stand for? we ask our lawyers 'Are Legal Aid lawyers real lawyers?' and 'As a Legal Aid lawyer, what do you stand for?'
Part 2
In this episode of What do you stand for? we ask our lawyers 'Why do disadvantaged groups get their own lawyers?'
Part 3
In this episode of What do you stand for? we asked our lawyers why they choose to work at Legal Aid NSW rather than a private firm, and 'have you ever represented someone in court when you knew in your heart they were guilty?'

Podcast series: What we stand for

Episode 1: 'Representing Children'
In this episode of What we stand for we explore one of the most tense jobs in the legal profession: representing children. 

PDF Profile: Dean Fernandez
Episode 2: 'Life in a Regional Office'
In this episode of What we stand for we look at the joys and pitfalls of working in a regional town. 

PDF Profile: Sharon King
Episode 3: 'Working in an Aboriginal Community'
In this episode of What we stand for we focus on our work with Aboriginal communities. 

PDF Profile: Harmoni Dennis
Episode 4: 'The Refugee Service'
In this episode of What we stand for we focus on representing the legal rights of refugees.

PDF Profile: Nohara Odicho
Episode 5: 'Duty Crime Solicitor'
In this episode of What we stand for we look at the core business of Legal Aid NSW: the work of a duty crime solicitor.

PDF Profile: Vaughan Roles