Geraldine Menere is a Senior Lawyer at Justice Connect, an accredited community legal centre and charity. Admitted to practice in 2014, Geraldine has extensive experience as a community lawyer working with both vulnerable individuals and the community organisations that assist them. Geraldine currently works with local Aboriginal land councils and other not-for-profit organisations to provide tailored legal advice, training and law reform and advocacy services on a broad range of legal issues. Prior to working with community groups and not-for-profit organisations, Geraldine assisted asylum seekers, refugees and migrants with civil law and immigration issues and worked at a large disability services charity for a number of years. Before entering the legal profession, Geraldine worked in the banking and finance sector for a number of years as a leasing and asset finance specialist.