The Happy Family Lawyer, Clarissa Rayward has years of experience as not only a Collaborative Family Lawyer, but also a small business owner.
Clarissa has spoken at numerous events & has also fielded a number of media enquiries both in print and on the radio and for television.
Clarissa is also author of the book Splitsville- How to separate, stay out of Court and stay friends published in 2015. She is also the author of “The Happy Family Lawyer” blog which is providing inspiration to not only lawyers but those experiencing separation and divorce. Clarissa’s passion for family law and life is abundant throughout her blog and resulted in her winning the 2015 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Award for Thought Leadership.
She enjoys sharing her knowledge and is regularly called upon to present to family lawyers and other professionals on the benefits of keeping separated families away from the Court process
As a wife and mother to a vibrant 3 year old, Clarissa speaks to the importance of family, balance and mindfulness in business and in life. As a wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend she believes passionately that her relationships are the most valuable part of her life. She hopes to be remembered for changing the way Australian families experience separation and divorce for the better.
Clarissa is available to comment on all things relating to Divorce, Family Law and Collaborative Law, as well as matters that relate to owning and operating a Small Business – marketing, branding, culture, workplace flexibility, people and practices.
Contact Clarissa at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +61 7 3862 1955 during business hours.
Clarissa was recently interviewed on Channel 9’s Morning show and asked “Can you stay friends after divorce?”Watch Now
Clarissa is also a monthly regular on ABC612 Radio where she provides talk back commentary on matters relating to divorce. You can hear a recording of her interview from Tuesday 23 September 2014 around how Divorce can be a part of your life you can look back on with some pride.Divorce, does it have to be ugly?
Clarissa was also interviewed during 2014 by popular Personal Chef, Ronsley Vaz for his top rating podcast, Bond Appetit. Listen to Clarissa’s take on how food brings families and friends together (and learn a little more about her lack of culinary talent!)
Happy Family Lawyer Clarissa Rayward on taking chances and running law practice
Building a strong personal brand has had far-reaching benefits for Clarissa Rayward, AKA The Happy Family Lawyer. Whilst she’s the first to admit that her approach to marketing is highly unconventional, it’s also enabled her to build a highly engaged community, find her voice and build a strong legal practice many lawyers only ever dream of.
Other recent commentary and publications include
- Brisbane Business News
- Lawyers Weekly
- Qld Law Society Magazine- Proctor
- The Courier Mail
- Channel 9 News
- ABC Radio
- MX Magazine
- Brisbane Legal
Clarissa was awarded the Lawyers Weekly ‘ Thought Leader of the Year’ Award for her work in opening a dialogue for better ways to support families experiencing divorce and separation.