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  • Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens

Hall, Elizabeth

Occupation
Lawyer, Legal officer, Magistrate and Solicitor

Summary

Elizabeth Hall was one of two women (the other being Judith Hoare) to become the first women lawyers appointed to the Queensland Solicitor-General's Office as legal officers. Appointed on 17 June 1976, she worked in the Conveyancing Branch. She was later appointed magistrate.

Sources used to compile this entry: Purdon, Susan and Rahemtula, Aladin (eds), A Woman's Place: 100 Years of Queensland Women Lawyers, Supreme Court of Queensland Library, Brisbane, 2005.

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