Our operations team consists of a principal lawyer, a practice coordinator and many volunteers. Given our modest budget, we believe our client service and compliance are handled with remarkable professionalism and efficiency.

Kirsty O'Donnell

Principal Lawyer

Kirsty O’Donnell holds a Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice (Griffith), and a Juris Doctor (Bond) and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (Bond).

Kirsty has worked across a vast array of legal areas including property, leasing, wills and estates, contract law and litigation. She has an interest in legal risk management for small business, and in Body Corporate and Strata law.

Always practically-minded, Kirsty’s history is in small private practice law firms and small business operations.

Daniel Marcantelli


Daniel is the current coordinator, and a former student volunteer with RCLC. Prior to this he graduated from Griffith University with Honours from the Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of International Relations double degree program.

 He has a strong interest in social justice aspects of lawyering and has competed nationally in humanitarian law competitions, as well as having been a founder and latter Managing Editor of the Griffith Journal of Law and Human Dignity. Combined with a long-time interest in history Daniel enjoys studying legal history, particularly as it relates to Australia.

 When he needs a break from the law he tends to his collection of antique tools and enjoys a bit of woodworking.