Jelena Adamovic Criminal Lawyer
Jelena completed her degree at Deakin University in 2014 and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours. She then undertook Practical Legal Training at the Leo Cussen Institute and was admitted to practice in 2015.
Whilst at University she participated in a range of competitions including moot competitions and witness examination competitions. During her studies she volunteered with the Western Suburbs Legal Services.
Jelena previously worked at the Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) office in Frankston and her employment at VLA included a period of secondment to VLA’s indictable crime team where her file-work consisted entirely of indictable crime files. Jelena has had conduct of a large number of high level indictable criminal matters. Through employment with VLA she has appeared as an advocate in bail applications, pleas, contest mentions, committal mentions and appeals.
As a criminal lawyer she has a strong interest in ensuring that the rights of her clients are not unfairly abrogated by the conduct of prosecuting agencies and she thoroughly enjoys undertaking the task of analysing evidence and developing case strategies for her clients to ensure the best outcomes are achieved. She has a strong interest in advocacy and enjoys the challenge that this type of work presents and importantly, loves fighting hard for her clients.