Nicole Williamson completed the Juris Doctor in 2014. She is now a lawyer with LFS Lawyers.
VOICEOVER: You think about why do we have laws, ultimately to resolve issues between people peacefully.
VOICEOVER: How do we develop as a community if we don't have peace. I'm Nicole Williamson and I'm a lawyer with LFS Lawyers. I studied the Juris Doctorate at RMIT.
SUPER: Nicole Williamson, Lawyer, LFS Lawyers, Juris Doctor, bachelor of Biomedica Science (Laboratory Medicine)
VOICEOVER: For me, RMIT has been a great source of education. I started in medical laboratory science and it gave me the opportunity to travel. It wasn't a direct move in to law, I worked in financial services in between.
When I was working in financial services, I became aware that I didn't have enough knowledge in the compliance area and the risks to companies or businesses and I thought, it's a law degree that I need.
VOICEOVER: Before I did the Juris Doctor I did a single subject in commercial law to make sure that it was the right thing for me to do and I loved the way that the course was taught and I had lots of ah-ha moments.
Community is really important to me and I think apart from working in law, I like to be able to give back in a way that helps other people.
VOICEOVER: I had the opportunity to work with a community legal centre in the city that helps people with disabilities achieve some justice and I am now on the board.
The Juris Doctorate has really helped me consolidate skills. I feel like I have the skills that I could tackle anything in law.
SUPER: RMIT University
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