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Michael Dolan, Director

Michael Dolan is an Australian Legal Practitioner. Michael joins ethics4lawyers after a legal career spanning over 45 years, including 20 years as a senior executive in the electricity supply and mobile telephone industries in Australia and the UK. More recently Michael was a senior ethics solicitor at the Law Institute of Victoria for the past 7 years. Michael is passionate about legal ethics and enjoys advising and assisting other lawyers respond to their ethical challenges as well as presenting highly interactive educational seminars for them. Michael has written and contributed to several published articles on ethics over the past few years and has anchored several DVDs on the topic.


Donna Cooper, Ethics Consultant


Donna Cooper is an Australian Legal Practitioner.  Donna joins ethics4lawyers after spending 10 years as the Manager of the Ethics & Professional Practice Department at the Law Institute of Victoria, as well as holding the role of Secretary of the LIV Ethics Committee, LIV Ethics Guidelines Sub-Committee and the Ethics Liaison Group.  Admitted to practice in 2004, Donna completed her Articles with a highly regarded boutique commercial law firm. Donna also spent several enjoyable years working in the Legal Branch of the Titles Office as a lawyer and Assistant Registrar of Titles.  Donna is an experienced and engaging presenter with broad experience across all general practice areas. Donna maintains a keen interest in property law, and is a current member of the Alfred Hospital Ethics Committee.