Josh came to Doogue + George from the County Court of Victoria. He was admitted to legal practice in February 2019 after completing a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne.
Prior to joining Doogue + George, Josh was an associate to HH Judge Lyon who worked exclusively in the Criminal Division. He completed research, assisted with judgement writing and organised pleas and trials for a wide variety of indictable criminal offences, including sexual offending, child pornography, dangerous/culpable driving and drug trafficking. Josh was Senior Associate to the Criminal Reserve List following his associateship and was involved in the high level administration, planning and finalising of all criminal matters listed in the County Court. Josh’s experience in the Courts give him a unique perspective on the inner workings of the justice system in Victoria and the attitudes and expectations of the decision makers who will be deciding your case.
During his legal studies, Josh developed a passion for social justice and criminal defence work. He is dedicated to seeking fair outcomes for his clients. The criminal justice system can be difficult to navigate and the system is likely skewed against you. A competent, passionate lawyer can tip the scales back in your favour. Josh cares about what brings you into our office and values individuality and open communication. Whether you are pleading guilty, or unfairly accused, Josh is committed to working tirelessly to ensure you receive justice.