Training Team

Dr John Brodie

Gary Wright JP


Patricia Edwards JP

Geoff West JP

Kathryn Leaney JP

The NSWJA Training Team brings together the experience and expertise of six Association members to design and deliver targeted training to Branches on request.

The Training Team comprises 

  • Dr John Brodie, State President
  • Patricia Edwards, Director, Desk Liaison,
  • Gary Wright, Director, IT and Communications
  • Geoff West, Training Officer, Lower North Shore Branch
  • Kathryn Leaney, Director, Member Support (Training Team Committee Chair)

You can request the Training Team to come to your Branch or training event to deliver training on a wide range of topics such as:

  • Witnessing statutory declarations
  • Dealing with Affidavits
  • Certifying copies
  • Annexures and exhibits
  • JP Code of Conduct
  • Witnessing legal documents remotely
  • Working with an interpreter
  • JP Online – Knowledge Test
  • Divorce Documents
  • Dealing with Probate documents
  • Queensland Land Title documents
  • Conducting successful meetings
  • Good customer service/dealing with difficult clients

Or you can nominate a topic of particular interest to your Branch and the Training Team will design and deliver to your requirements.

One training topic usually requires 45-60 minutes to deliver. A full training session can cover two separate topics can be delivered on the same day. Training can be delivered face-to-face or via Zoom. Training materials and handouts can also be provided.
If you would like to book the Training Team, download, complete and submit the Booking Form and a member of the Training Team will be in touch to finalise details.
You can see what training is planned across the State at

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Training Team Sessions

2023 Training Dates

CLICK HERE to view upcoming training dates