Andrew Crockett - Board member (appointed 17/11/2016)
Qualification - LLB (Melb) LLM (Mon) GradCertHIgherEd (Mon)
Following a period in private practice Andrew Crockett pursued a career in legal aid and academia. He is a former Director of the Legal Aid Commission of Victoria (now Victoria Legal Aid), a former CEO of the Legal Aid Commission of the ACT, and he served a term as Chairperson of National Legal Aid.
Andrew has also taught professional skills and ethics in the law faculties of Monash University and the Australian National University. He currently teaches legal ethics in Monash University’s postgraduate program.
Andrew has served on the Family Law Council, the Southern Health Human Research Ethics Committee B, the ACT Law Reform Committee, and he is currently a member of the editorial committee of the Lawyers Practice Manual Victoria.
Apart from Andrew’s commitment to improving access to justice and ethical standards in the legal profession, he is interestedin the development and promotion of programs that address social, economic and educational disadvantage as a cause of crime.