Summit Committee

The ALPMA Summit Organising Committee is passionate about inspiring the profession.  Each year, the Committee starts with a blank piece of paper and works together to provide a program that challenges our attendees and the way that law firms are managed – and provides an unrivalled networking opportunity for law firm managers, firm leaders and industry vendors.

Emma Elliott


Fiona Croswell
L & D Representative

Strategic Learning & Development Manager | ALPMA

Justine Fletcher
QLD/NT Branch Appointee

Practice Manager | James Conomos Lawyers

With more than 20 years’ experience in the legal profession, Justine brings qualifications in practice management, marketing and human resources to her role as Practice Manager of James Conomos Lawyers.
Justine has had a progressive transiti...

Nicole Anderson
QLD/NT Branch Appointee

General Manager | Bell Legal Group

Nicole is Bell Legal Group’s General Manager having worked in Legal for over 20 years.  Nicole has completed a Bachelor degree in accounting and finance and believes in data driven decision making for better legal services.

A passio...

David George
Western Australian Branch Appointee

Finance and IT Manager | McCabes Lawyers

Anthony Palella
Committee Member

Practice Manager | ABKJ Lawyers

Anthony is the Practice Manager at ABKJ Lawyers and is responsible for the firm’s day-to-day operations, recruitment and retention, and organisational development.

Working closely with the Partners, Anthony strives to achieve organis...

Debra Filippin
Committee Member

Director | DIA Partners

Leanne Alfonso
Committee Member

Practice Manager | E&A Lawyers

Shantel Reid
Committee Member

General Manager | Hartley Family Law

Begonia Silvestre
VIC/TAS Representative

General Manager | Hunt and Hunt

Lee James
Summit Committee

Chief Operating Officer | Minter Ellison Gold Coast

Having spent 25 years in the legal profession, with around 15 of those managing legal practices, I have a good understanding of the importance to clients of receiving a high level of legal service.

My passion lies in people leadership ...