Our Team

Meet the team

The Sempre Vero Lawyers team is here to guide and assist you through your legal matters.

Julie Falcke
Legal Practitioner Director
Julie and her teacher husband relocated with their 2 daughters from Kiama NSW to the Gold Coast in 1990. Julie taught at Emmanuel College for 8 years before embarking on a career change into Law. Julie received her Juris Doctor and Legal Practice post graduate degrees from Bond University.


In 2005 she commenced the practice with the assistance of her daughter Amana who heads up the commercial wing. This year saw the addition of her younger daughter Tamara as a dedicated Marketing Manager. The practice is truly a family business in which an open honest relationship with clients is important.


Outside of work Julie enjoys running and gym, uplifting movies, live music, a good read, good wine, good food and good friends.

Carissa Connerty
Carissa completed her university studies at Griffith University, Gold Coast. She graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Psychological Science and Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies. In 2009 she was admitted as a solicitor in the Queensland Supreme Court and in 2010 was admitted to the High Court of Australia.


Since April 2010, Carissa has been a dedicated member of Sempre Vero Lawyers and has experience in the following areas:

  • Children matters
  • Family law property matters
  • Child safety matters
  • Domestic violence matters
  • Conveyancing

Outside of work Carissa enjoys karaoke, gym and spending quality time with her friends and family. She is also an avid lover of animals and a proud owner of two cats.

Emma Annand
Emma originally started at Sempre Vero Lawyers in 2013 and has recently rejoined the Sempre Vero team after maternity leave. She brings a wealth of Conveyancing knowledge and experience which our clients will benefit from.


In her spare time, Emma takes part in boot camp and Pilates. She also loves the outdoors and bush walking with her family, but her great love is good food and wine. Her hidden talent is that she’s a fantastic cook, and enjoys making raw treats (which we at the office are looking forward to partaking of!).

Amana Carroll
Consultant Solicitor
Co-founder of Sempre Vero Lawyers, Amana has worked in law firms since 2002 starting as a conveyancing paralegal and now practising as a Solicitor in Property and Commercial Law, including, residential and commercial property purchases in both Queensland and New South Wales, commercial leasing, buying and selling businesses, small loans and mortgages, agreements and deeds.


Amana is passionate about the success of small businesses and seeing people discover, develop and share their special gifts and talents with the world.

Tamara Briggs
Marketing Manager
Passionate about communication through Marketing, Tamara has honed her skills with some of Australia’s most recognizable wholesale and e-commerce businesses. After completing university in 2006, Tamara spent 8 years in online marketing for the surf and fashion industries, moving between Sydney and the Gold Coast.


In her spare time, Tamara enjoys food, music, time spent with family and being surrounded by nature. She is also the proud owner of 2 rescue kittens.

Carlee Russell
Personal Assistant
Carlee grew up in a small town on the far south coast of NSW. After completing school, she moved to the Gold Coast to experience the lifestyle and the warmer weather.


Studying law in her senior years of high school inspired Carlee to seek out the opportunity to become a part of the Sempre Vero team. She has developed a keen interest in Property Law and Conveyancing and enjoys assisting clients through the entire process of buying and selling property.


In her spare time, Carlee enjoys swimming, exploring new places and learning to surf.


Sempre Vero means ‘always true’ – it is our promise that you can expect a client/lawyer relationship that is honest & reliable.