Meet The Team

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

Julie Falcke
Julie FalckeLegal Practitioner Director

Julie and her family moved from Kiama NSW to the Gold Coast in 1990. She 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 opened the Sempre Vero Lawyers practice with the assistance of her daughter Amana. Her younger daughter Tamara, joined the team as a dedicated Marketing Manager. 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 ConnertySolicitor

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 worked closely with clients in the following areas: children’s matters, family law property matters, child safety matters, domestic violence matters and conveyancing.

Beyond the office, Carissa enjoys karaoke, gym and spending quality time with her friends and family. She is also an adventurous traveler and recently completed trekking Camino de Santiago through Spain.

Emma Annand
Emma AnnandSenior Conveyancer / Paralegal

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

In her spare time, Emma takes part in boot camp and Pilates. She also loves the outdoors and bush walking with her young family, but her great loves are good food and wine. Her hidden talent is that she’s a fantastic cook, and enjoys making raw treats.

Tamara Briggs
Tamara BriggsMarketing 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. She has recently taken a step back from full-time employment to enjoy raising her little boy.

When she’s not working, Tamara enjoys spending relaxed time with her family, finding new places for good food and music and updating her home’s interior (much to her husband’s annoyance).

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