Stephen Peterson is the principal of the firm, having founded Stephen Peterson Lawyers in 2016. Stephen has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (politics and criminology majors) from Monash University and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. In 2016 Stephen was recognised as an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law by the Law Institute of Victoria. He is admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and also the High Court of Australia.
Prior to founding Stephen Peterson Lawyers, Stephen worked as a senior criminal lawyer at Victoria Legal Aid and volunteered at the Springvale Community Legal Service. With extensive experience in complex criminal law cases and children’s law matters, your case will be defended strongly and professionally.