Leading criminal lawyer Dan Rogers has been appointed to the Queensland Law Society Council as the Attorney-General’s nominee.
Dan, the Principal of private defence firm Robertson O’Gorman Solicitors, has a long association with QLS as a member of its Ethics Committee and as the current Chair of its Human Rights and Public Law Committee.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on the QLS Council as the Attorney-General’s appointee,” he said. “The Council plays a vital role in supporting Queensland solicitors and in advocating important law reforms.
“I look forward to contributing my experience in private practice and in the not-for-profit sector to this important work.”
Dan, a QLS accredited specialist in criminal law, regularly presents to other solicitors, conducts guest lectures on criminal law at various universities and has been published on criminal law and human rights.
He also represents legal professionals facing disciplinary allegations or Legal Services Commission complaints. He is the current President of Caxton Legal Centre and a member of the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council, advising the Attorney-General on sentencing matters.