DeGaris Lawyers is a law firm based in Mount Gambier that has operated since its creation by principal practitioner Bill DeGaris in 1976. The firm has operated out of Mount Gambier since 1990 and concentrated on delivering legal service to the rural community of the Limestone Coast.
As a small, regional law firm the DeGaris team all have strong ties to the local area. These ties give the firm a special perspective into the issues of the everyday people who seek their legal advice.
DeGaris Lawyers has gained a reputation for litigating in high profile and complex cases in the region. The firm has represented a wide range of clients in various legal issues across the Mount Gambier area and South Australia at large.
DeGaris Lawyers are able to provide legal counsel and advocacy in several areas including:
- Commercial law
- Wills & estates
- Family law
- Criminal law
- Debt collection
- Conveyancing for South Australia and Victoria
- Personal injury
- Power of attorney and guardianship
Founder and principal practitioner Bill DeGaris has practised in the South East of the state since 1976 and is admitted to practise in both South Australia and Victoria. Bill is an accomplished mediator, achieving a Graduate Certificate in Mediation in 1996.
Bill works alongside a team of experienced lawyers and support staff. Several staff members have grown with the firm and taken on senior roles after starting as paralegals.