Biography: Cady is a nationally accredited mediator (NMAS) with a passion for seizing opportunities to resolve disputes through mediation. Cady has also been a lawyer since 2002. Cady has had a varied career which has spanned legal practice, conciliation, investigation and mediation. This work has taken her into diverse areas, including areas related to guardianship and administration. At CRH Law, Cady assists clients both as a mediator of adult family disputes or alternatively as a lawyer in relation to elder law issues. Cady regularly helps clients navigate complex elder law issues including making wills, superannuation, social security, retirement villages and aged care, incapacity, the guardianship and administration regimes, elder abuse, enduring powers of attorney, advance health directives and granny flat arrangements.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Graduate Certificate in Law, a Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution Practice, is a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) and is an accredited Standard Mental Health First Aider. She has also completed short courses in Elder Mediation, Preventing Dementia, Understanding Dementia and Elder Abuse Prevention and is currently working towards international elder mediator certification with the Elder Mediation International Network. Cady is also active within the community, as a volunteer with Encircle Pine Rivers Community Legal Centre and the Federal Circuit Court pro bono mediation program, and as a member of Resolution Institute’s Queensland chapter committee.