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Kristen Mitchell-Scott


Kristen Mitchell-Scott was admitted to practice as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2018 and a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia in 2021. In 2023, Kristen was awarded a Graduate Fellowship at The College of Law, after successfully completing her Master of Laws (Applied Law), with exceptional results. She completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Japanese and Criminology) at the University of Queensland, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at The College of Law in 2018. Kristen joined O’Connor Ruddy & Garrett Solicitors in April 2022, bringing with her a high level of professionalism. Kristen takes pride in being client-focused and approachable, listening with empathy and advising clients on strategies to achieve the best possible outcomes.

“With experience in Succession Law, Family Law and Conveyancing, I can offer my clients a unique approach to their legal needs. I strive to make every client feel heard, whilst maintaining integrity and ensuring their confidentiality.”


  • Admitted to the High Court of Australia (2021)
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland (2018)


  • Master of Law (Applied Law) – The College of Law (2023)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – The College of Law (2018)
  • Certificate of Legal Business Skills – The College of Law (2018)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – The University of Queensland (2018)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Majors in Japanese and Criminology) – The University of Queensland (2018)
  • Certificate II in Business – Lourdes Hill College (2011)


  • The College of Law – Graduate Fellow (2023)
  • The University of Queensland – Dean’s Commendation for Academic Excellence (Semester 2 2016 and Semester 1 2015)
  • The University of Queensland – Commendation from Head of School of Social Science for achieving top results in Criminology (Semester 2 2016, Semester 1 2015, Semester 2 2014, Semester 1 2014, Semester 2 2013 and Semester 1 2013)


  • Queensland Law Society

Need a Copy of a Will?

If you need a copy of a Will and/or are seeking legal advice, the team at O'Connor Rudy and Garrett can assist you. We will contact you to confirm additional details and then organise contacting the required parties to secure a copy of the Will for you.