Rod had more than two decades of experience as a law clerk prior to completing his law degree. He has an excellent working knowledge of WA District Court procedure and the systems and processes which surround motor vehicle personal injury claims and litigation management.
Rod’s experience in crash investigations ranges from measurement of distances to photographing scenes and proofing witnesses. This work is fundamental to devising sound settlement strategies and preparing effectively for pre-trial conferences and Court.
He has a long record of successful appearances in pre-trial conferences, trials in the Magistrates Courts, Appeals in the District Court, chambers matters, appearing on taxations of costs, infant compromise hearings, and other procedural matters.
Rod is also a part-time lecturer at the Murdoch University Law School, covering topics such as Insurance Law, Legal Costs and Assessments of Damages in personal injury litigation.