Pauline Spencer was appointed as a Magistrate in 2006. She currently sits at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court, one of Victoria’s busiest mainstream courts.
Pauline previously worked as a lawyer in private practice, and in the community legal centre movement. Prior to her appointment, Pauline was the Executive Officer of the Federation of Community Legal Centres, the peak body for over 50 community legal centres in Victoria.
Pauline has an interest in solutions-focused sentencing practices, improved responses to family violence and improving connections between the court and the community. She is a member of the Advisory Group for the International Therapeutic Jurisprudence in the Mainstream.