Deanne is a Lismore local, having attended Richmond River High School in Lismore, and then TAFE NSW to complete a Certificate in Advanced Secretarial Studies. She began her legal career as a junior administrative assistant at a well-known Lismore law firm and progressed to undertake a number of roles including bookkeeping and legal secretary, whilst raising her two young children.
Deanne brings to Bourke Love Lawyers a background of 14 years of experience as a Legal Secretary, as well as experience as a Bookkeeper and Accounts Manager. She moved to Ballina from Lismore in 2017 to take up a position as Legal Secretary to Brendan Bourke and is enjoying a change of scenery and the demands of her new role.
Soccer is a very important part of Deanne’s life. Prior to her move to Ballina, she served as Junior Vice President and Senior Registrar of Lismore Richmond Rovers Football Club, and she looks forward to continuing her love of the game with a new club in the coming season.
Away from work, Deanne loves riding her bike with her partner and taking in the beautiful surrounds of Ballina, walking her furbaby Loki at Flat Rock, and indulging a love for cooking.