Joan Mary Heenan

(23 October 1910 – January 2002)

Joan Mary Heenan studied law in Western Australia in the 1930’s.

After her marriage in 1937, Joan moved to Kalgoorlie where she became a partner of Heenan and Heenan law, alongside her husband. When war was declared, many men enlisted and Joan became the only permanent lawyer in Kalgoorlie.

Joan continued to practice law until her retirement in 1991.