Our Team


Janelle Meyers-Young

Legal Practitioner Director

Family Law Solicitors Brisbane - Accredited Family Law Specialist


Janelle has more than 25 years experience in Family Law and related areas including:



  • admission to the Supreme Court of Queensland; and the High Court of Australia on or about 17 February 1992;
  • Nationally Accredited as a Family Law Specialist since 1 October 1999;
  • founding Principal Solicitor of My Family Lawyers at Toowong on 1 July 2006.

Janelle is the Legal Practitioner Director of My Family Lawyers Pty Ltd, a boutique Brisbane family law practice, committed to the best outcome for our clients.

In 1990, Janelle attained a Law degree with Honours from the University of Queensland and she has an Arts degree majoring in Psychology and English. After graduating she worked for a top tier firm in Brisbane and obtained extensive experience in litigation, and subsequently, has managed successful Family Law teams to Associate level. She achieved Accreditation as a Family Law Specialist in 1999, and founded My Family Lawyers in 2006.



Rochelle Henningsen


Rochelle is an Associate of our Brisbane practice, having delivered quality Family Law services to our clients for over 6 years.

Rochelle joined our practice in July 2010. Rochelle was admitted to practice as a solicitor in Queensland and the High Court of Australia on or about September 2010. Rochelle holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. Whilst completing her tertiary studies, Rochelle undertook work experience at the Family Law Courts and at Legal Aid in the Criminal Law Division. Rochelle also participated in the Queensland University of Technology Career Mentor Scheme.

Rochelle has worked exclusively in Family Law since her admission in 2010 and has experience in all aspects of Family Law, including property settlements, parenting and financial matters, child support, domestic violence, mediation, preparation and drafting of Court documents and appearing at Court. She has represented clients in various family law matters attaining for them the best practicable outcome. She has a friendly and approachable manner and is committed to working with clients towards achieving a timely and successful outcome in Family Law matters.

Family Law Support Team


Accounts Manager

Brigitta Elliason has many years’ experience in accounts management and has been a valued member of our team for over 10 years.

Sam and Lauren - Family Law Solicitors Brisbane

Administration Team

Our Administration team are dedicated to assisting you wherever possible in your family law matter. They work efficiently in practice management, assisting and supporting our solicitors, and are committed to the best outcome for clients.

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