The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Ltd (ALSWA) congratulates Mara Barone SC on her appointment as a Judge of the District Court.

Ms Barone is a former Managing lawyer and in-house counsel with ALSWA’s Criminal Law Unit, where she worked for eight years until leaving to establish her own legal practice in 2011.

ALSWA Director of Legal Services Peter Collins said that Ms. Barone would bring a wealth of knowledge to the role.

“Mara Barone has extensive experience in criminal law and was a highly regarded and valued member of our legal service.  I have no doubt that she will make invaluable contributions in her new appointment” said Mr. Collins.

The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Ltd wishes Ms. Barone the very best as she embarks upon this important role in Western Australia.