Sarah Ford

Vice President

Women Lawyers Association of Queensland

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Her story

Sarah is the Vice President at Women Lawyers Association of Queensland.

Without mentioning your job title, how would you describe what it is you do now (whether at home, work, in the community, etc.)?

Having a three month break from 12 years in criminal law. This has allowed me to recalibrate and embrace everything I love outside of the law.

What are the first three words you think of when you hear the word ‘diversity’?

Equality, inclusion, respect.

What do you think it will take to develop truly diverse thinking within the legal industry?

Embracing varied experiences and perspectives, fostering an inclusive and diverse profession, and supporting and encouraging diverse leadership.

What was your main driver to enter the legal industry?

Growing up, I loved performing - especially in the theatre. Courtroom advocacy would allow me to perform, whilst also earning an income!

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