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Mary Ann Morgan

mary annPrincipal Director of Morgan Legal, Mary Ann has vast experience in Health Administration, Business and Legal practice. Mary Ann is qualified as a registered nurse (St. Vincent’s Hospital) and midwife (Mercy Hospital for Women), and has also completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences (Management) at Charles Sturt University, Bachelor of Laws at Macquarie University, and Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies at Leo Cussen Institute.

In 1988, Mary Ann participated in the Study of Small Towns for rural Victoria and subsequently was involved in an amalgamation of five rural communities into one health service. She was further made Life Governor of Goulburn Valley Community Health Service in 1998 for her efforts in establishing that service. Mary Ann’s last position in Health was as Chief Executive Officer for a 128-bed Aged Care Facility and completed her law degree at this time.

Mary Ann now practices in the areas of Family Law, Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Estate matters, Elder Law and Litigation.
Mary Ann has a deep sense of community involvement. She holds memberships with the Victorian Racing Club, Law Institute of Victoria, Heidelberg Golf Club and Victorian Music Teachers Association. Mary Ann is a former Director of Austin Health (2017), former Treasurer of the Melbourne Medical Wine Society (10 years) and a current Committee Member of the Medico-Legal Society of Victoria. Mary Ann is currently the Chairman of the Committee of Management for the Owner’s Corporation for 40 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg and 3 Bay Street, Lorne (2016 – current). 

Mary Ann’s vision is to sustain a large and thriving general practice, where all clients can attend to the legal transactions of their lives in a multi-disciplined environment. It is also Mary Ann’s goal to ensure that employment and business is sustainable in the local area, and meets the requirements of clients and staff.

Juli Skeparoski

juliJuli is a Senior Associate with Morgan Legal and the Senior Commercial/Property Lawyer. Juli graduated with a combined Bachelors of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University in 1999.
Juli has practiced as a solicitor in the local community since 2000. Juli commenced her career with D. J. Thwaites Pty Ltd in Rosanna, and has continued with Morgan Legal. 

Juli has extensive experience in Property and Commercial matters; including Contracts for Sale of Commercial and Residential Properties, Commercial Retail Leases, Subdivision, Retirement Village Occupancies and ‘off-the-plan’ Sales and Purchases. Juli also practices in the areas of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Deceased Estates and Probate.

Justin Harty

justinJustin Harty completed his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Psychological Science in 2015.  Justin also completed his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law in 2016 whilst completing his Graduate Year at Morgan Legal.  Justin was admitted to the legal profession in February 2017.  Justin is now a Junior Lawyer at Morgan Legal practising in all areas of legal practice and in particular, Property Law.  Justin is a great asset to Morgan Legal

Anthony Panetta

anthonyAnthony is a senior legal executive and fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. He spent time with law firms in Heidelberg and Greensborough, before joining Morgan Legal in 2013.

Anthony has extensive experience in Conveyancing, Leases of Real Estate, the Sale and Purchase of Businesses, General Commercial Law, and often assists clients by making introductions with financial institutions in order to secure their purchases. Further, Anthony regularly assists clients undertaking Subdivisions of Property; for example, he prepares all contracts and documents relating to ‘off-the-plan’ sales. He also has experience in settling neighborhood disputes, such as fencing and building disputes.

Anthony is renowned for his ability to communicate well with clients; his compassionate approach; and his determination when solving client problems. Anthony is also highly regarded for his experience and the contributions he makes to Morgan Legal.
Anthony enjoys ballroom dancing and spends his weekends on his hobby farm in South Gippsland, where he raises Santa Gertrudis cattle.

Kate Coen

kateKate Coen completed her Bachelor of Laws & Arts at LaTrobe University in 2015.  Kate was admitted to the legal profession in 2016 and is now a Junior Lawyer at Morgan Legal.  Kate is enjoying assisting the Principal with litigation, family law and general practice matters and also practices in the area of Property Law.  Kate is a great asset to Morgan Legal.  


Natasha Rohrig

natashaNatasha Rohrig completed her Bachelor of Laws at LaTrobe University in 2017.  Natasha is waiting to be admitted to the legal profession and is now a Trainee Lawyer at Morgan Legal.  Natasha is enjoying assisting the principal with litigation, family law and general practice matters and is a great asset to Morgan Legal.    


Marlo Stratton

marloMarlo is a conveyancing paralegal, who joined Morgan Legal in 2013, after returning from Cobram in country Victoria.

Marlo has over 20 years experience in the legal industry, having worked in both city and country based law firms. She is now committed to developing her knowledge and skill as a conveyancer. She is an invaluable assistant to Juli and Anthony in property, commercial and conveyancing matters.

Our Paralegals

Lidia, Tina, Ann, Kym, Marlo, Heather, Xavier (Law Student), Maddie (Law Student) and Bec (Law Student) are central to the firm and provide invaluable support to the lawyers and other staff.  Morgan Legal is proud of their dedication

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Level l,

14/40 Burgundy Street

Heidelberg VIC 3084


Ph: (03) 9459 6755

Fax: (03) 9459 3463