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About JD Legal

Meet The Team

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Dr. Dorothy Vaezi

Director

Meet Dr. Dorothy Vaezi, a highly experienced Director and Solicitor at JD Legal Solicitors. With a success rate of over 99%, Dr. Dorothy is committed to getting the best deal for her clients. She provides unwavering support and pursues justice in workers compensation, superannuation claims, motor vehicle accidents, and public liability cases.

Admitted as a Barrister and a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2004.
Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Motivated by a drive for excellence, John is committed to achieving only the best outcomes for his clients. His knowledge and experience, coupled with his cool and calm demeanour, allow John to provide his clients with well-reasoned advice. He makes sure they are aware of their options while maximising their legal entitlements.

  • Workers Compensation Claims
  • Superannuation Claims
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
  • Public Liability Claims

With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Dorothy Vaezi is a well-respected figure in the South Australian legal community. Known for her straightforward approach and competent legal advice, she has achieved a remarkable success rate of over 99%.

Dr. Dorothy specializes in workers compensation and is committed to securing the best outcomes for her clients in every case.

Dr. Dorothy Vaezi is driven by a passion for pursuing justice and helping clients navigate through difficult legal situations. Her multilingual abilities, including English, Farsi, Dari, Urdu, Hindi, and Hazaragi, allow her to understand and empathize with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.

With a client-centered approach, Dr. Dorothy is dedicated to fighting for what is fair and ensuring her clients receive the best possible representation and support throughout the legal process.

Take the first step towards resolving your legal matters. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Dorothy Vaezi and experience the highest level of legal representation and support at JD Legal Solicitors.

“I’m absolutely blown away by the level of work JD put in to help me. I couldn’t be happier with how Dorothy went beyond what she needed to do to make things right.” ~ Denny. S

John A. Vaezi

Director

With JD Legal Solicitors, you gain access to a team of exceptional legal professionals dedicated to your success. Meet John A. Vaezi, our Director and Solicitor, who brings a wealth of expertise and a genuine passion for helping others.

Admitted as a Barrister and a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2004.
Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Motivated by a drive for excellence, John is committed to achieving only the best outcomes for his clients. His knowledge and experience, coupled with his cool and calm demeanour, allow John to provide his clients with well-reasoned advice. He makes sure they are aware of their options while maximising their legal entitlements.

  • Family Law
  • Preparation of Wills and Administration of Estates
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Public Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Drafting and Advising on Contracts

Throughout his career, John has achieved numerous successful outcomes for his clients, earning their trust and respect.

John’s ability to simplify complex legal concepts and his dedication to providing well-reasoned advice have been consistently commended by colleagues and clients alike.

John believes in a client-centric approach, prioritizing excellent service and achieving favorable outcomes. He ensures clients are fully informed of their options, empowering them to make informed decisions while maximizing their legal entitlements.

Take the first step towards resolving your legal matters. Schedule a consultation with John A. Vaezi and experience the highest level of legal representation and support at JD Legal Solicitors.

“John went over and above to assist myself and my father with our documentation. John is professional, courteous and understanding of people’s situations and requirements. I highly recommend JD Legal.” ~ Kerry. N

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Tuba Vaezi

Solicitor

Meet Tuba Vaezi, a dedicated solicitor at JD Legal Solicitors. With a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice from Flinders University, Tuba brings a unique blend of legal expertise and medical knowledge to her role. She is committed to providing exceptional legal representation and support to her clients.

Admitted as a Barrister and a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2004.
Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Motivated by a drive for excellence, John is committed to achieving only the best outcomes for his clients. His knowledge and experience, coupled with his cool and calm demeanour, allow John to provide his clients with well-reasoned advice. He makes sure they are aware of their options while maximising their legal entitlements.

  • Workers Compensation

Tuba graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice. Prior to her legal career, she worked as an overseas medical specialist, gaining invaluable experience in navigating medical complexities related to injury cases. Her diverse background equips her with the skills to assist clients in understanding and overcoming the challenges they face.

Tuba is passionate about ensuring a “fair go” for injured workers and employers within the workers’ compensation scheme. She believes in providing compassionate support and trusted guidance throughout the legal process. Tuba’s approachable nature, coupled with her deep understanding of the intricacies of the system, allows her to effectively advocate for her clients’ rights.

Take the first step towards resolving your legal matters. Schedule a consultation with Tuba Vaezi and experience the highest level of legal representation and support at JD Legal Solicitors.

JD Legal Solicitors was my first experience using the services of a lawyer. I expected a stressful process but was put at ease through constant communication and support. ~ Jason. H

Alistair Smyth

Solicitor

Introducing Alistair Smyth, our dedicated Solicitor who specialises in return to work claims for injured workers. With a passion for helping others and a love for the law, Alistair brings a warm and welcoming personality to every client interaction. His meticulous attention to detail and ability to explain complex legal concepts in a concise manner make him a valuable asset to our team.

Admitted as a Barrister and a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2004.
Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Motivated by a drive for excellence, John is committed to achieving only the best outcomes for his clients. His knowledge and experience, coupled with his cool and calm demeanour, allow John to provide his clients with well-reasoned advice. He makes sure they are aware of their options while maximising their legal entitlements.

  • Return to work claims for injured workers

Alistair believes in placing the client at the center of every case. His warm personality and approachability create a comfortable environment for clients to share their concerns. He combines his analytical skills with a focus on providing clear and concise advice, ensuring clients fully understand their options and the legal process.

Alistair believes in putting the client front and centre in every case. His warm personality and approachability create a comfortable environment for clients to have a yarn about their concerns. He combines his sharp analytical skills with a focus on providing clear and concise advice, making sure clients fully understand their options and the legal process.

Take the first step towards resolving your legal matters. Schedule a consultation with Alistair and experience the highest level of legal representation and support at JD Legal Solicitors.

“The team went over and above to make myself feel supported, welcome, heard, protected with my contract, and I couldn’t be happier with the service they provided! I HIGHLY recommend JD Legal for all your legal needs. Thanks guys.” ~ Josh. M

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Linda Lawsen

Solicitor

Meet Linda Lawsen, Solicitor and a highly esteemed member of the JD Legal team. With a commitment to excellence, Linda is dedicated to delivering exceptional legal support to create a positive impact on the lives of every client she serves.

Admitted as a Barrister and a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2004.
Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Motivated by a drive for excellence, John is committed to achieving only the best outcomes for his clients. His knowledge and experience, coupled with his cool and calm demeanour, allow John to provide his clients with well-reasoned advice. He makes sure they are aware of their options while maximising their legal entitlements.

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents.  
  • Workers Compensation.  
  • Insurance & Superannuation. 
  • Family Law. 
  • Wills & Estates. 
  • Personal Injury.

Starting as a Law Clerk, Linda has successfully completed her Undergraduate Bachelor of Law at the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. Beyond her legal career, she has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to social justice through her engagement in disability care, volunteering at women’s legal services, participating in Fauna Rescue, and passionately supporting the Aboriginal legal rights movement.

Linda embodies the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, dependability, and loyalty. “Positive rapport and a knowledge of the common goal gives me a sense of well-being and pride in the workplace. I believe every client’s experience matters.” Linda’s commitment to these values extends to clients and colleagues and makes her a valuable asset to have by your side.

Take the first step towards resolving your legal matters. Schedule a consultation with Linda and experience the highest level of legal representation and support at JD Legal Solicitors.

Chris Michalakas

Law Clerk

As a law clerk at JD Legal Solicitors, Chris plays a vital role in providing invaluable assistance to our team of lawyers. With a deep understanding of legal matters and a passion for the intricacies of the law, Chris is dedicated to ensuring the smooth progress of your case. From conducting thorough legal research to preparing essential documents, Chris’s meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to excellence set the stage for your success.

Admitted as a Barrister and a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2004.
Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Motivated by a drive for excellence, John is committed to achieving only the best outcomes for his clients. His knowledge and experience, coupled with his cool and calm demeanour, allow John to provide his clients with well-reasoned advice. He makes sure they are aware of their options while maximising their legal entitlements.

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Family Law
  • Estates and Succession Law
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Tort Law
  • Common Law Negligence Claims

With a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Adelaide and a Bachelor of Economics degree under his belt, Chris brings a well-rounded perspective to every case. His comprehensive understanding of legal complexities, combined with his strong analytical skills, allows him to approach each matter with utmost competence and efficiency.

Chris believes in providing honest and straightforward advice to clients, setting realistic expectations and guiding them through the legal journey with clarity.

With a strong focus on maximizing efficiency, Chris ensures that no time is wasted, resulting in effective cost management for our clients. His unwavering determination to achieve the best possible outcomes fuels his commitment, securing what they want as swiftly as possible.

Take the first step towards resolving your legal matters. Schedule a consultation with Chirs and experience the highest level of legal representation and support at JD Legal Solicitors.

“Over the past 12 months they have gone above and beyond to help me through this experience. 5 stars certainly isn’t enough to describe the effort they go to for their clients.”
~ Andrew. L

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