At DeGaris Lawyers, our
staff are family. We strive
to serve our customers in
the best possible way.

Our experienced and compassionate staff are available to assist you both in conducting your legal affairs and during those parts of life which are difficult to manage alone.

We understand that every case is unique and we take the time to get to know you and your specific circumstances and objectives. We are locals, supporting our local community and aim to provide our clients with quality advice and positive outcomes.

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Donna Jaeschke DIRECTOR

Raised locally, Donna began practising with DeGaris Lawyers in 2010 and in 2020 became a full partner in the firm. Donna now manages the operation of DeGaris Lawyers in Mount Gambier, where she is heavily involved in the community.


  • Estate Administration
  • Commercial Law
  • Property Law
  • Wills & Succession Planning
  • Powers of Attorney & Advance Care Directives


Bill has been practising in the Limestone Coast area since 1976 and is a highly experienced solicitor and mediator, having worked on several major Litigation cases and advised many generations of families within the Limestone Coast.


  • Commercial Law
  • Property Law
  • Estate Administration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Wills & Succession Planning
  • Self Managed Superannuation Funds


Amanda has been with DeGaris Lawyers since 1991 and is an incredibly experienced and successful Registered Conveyancer, as well as being a Justice of the Peace. Amanda manages our Conveyancing and Property Team.


  • Conveyancing in SA & Vic
  • All Property Transactions

Jacinta Robinson SOLICITOR

Jacinta joined our firm in 2022 after a number of years practising in Adelaide. Jacinta has taken over management of our Family Law Team and assists in Wills & Estate Planning and Estate Administration. She is also fluent in Indonesian.


  • Family Law
  • Wills & Succession Planning
  • Powers of Attorney & Advance Care Directives
  • Estate Administration

Kris Allen Law Clerk

Kris is a very experienced law clerk who manages our Accounts Department as well as clerking for the Estate Administration Department.

Angela Turner Law Clerk

Angela is another very experienced law clerk. Angela clerks for our Family Law Department and assists with Company Incorporation and Establishment of Trusts.

Sarah Edwards Law Clerk

Sarah is our newest Law Clerk and clerks for our Wills & Succession Planning Department, as well as for the Conveyancing Department.

Emma Soper Receptionist

Emma is the lovely, smiling face you will be greeted with at Reception and the voice you will likely hear on the telephone.

Deb van Riet Law Clerk

Deb is also an experienced law clerk, currently clerking for our Criminal Law Department and our Civil Litigation Department.

Anna Haskas Conveyancing Clerk

Anna has a long history in the Conveyancing world and is our Conveyancing Clerk assisting with all aspects of residential settlements.


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The team at DeGaris Lawyers is here for you. Please contact us on the number below, call in to our office or send us a query with our online form.

Our Address

19 Penola Road (PO Box 869), Mount Gambier South Australia 5290

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Our Phone

Phone 08 7725 3333
Fax 08 7725 3399