Judges of the District Court

Note: For general enquiries, please contact the Queensland Court registries.

Click a name to view their profile on the Supreme Court Library Queensland website.

NameAppointmentPhone

Andrews, SC, D

Judge
Appointed 28 March 2008

(07) 3247 4437
Brisbane

Bowskill, QC, HP

Judge
Appointed 10 November 2014

(07) 3247 4446
Brisbane

Burnett, MJF

Judge
Appointed 3 November 2014

(07) 4938 4234
Rockhampton

Butler AM, SC, B

Judge
Appointed 15 September 2008

(07) 3008 8723
Brisbane

Chowdhury, C

Judge
Appointed 12 May 2016

(07) 3884 7532
Beenleigh

Clare, SC, L

Judge
Appointed 2 April 2008

(07) 3247 4276
Brisbane

Dearden, I

Judge
Appointed 28 February 2005

(07) 3247 4399
Brisbane

Dick, SC, J

Judge
Appointed 14 December 2000

(07) 3247 4448
Brisbane

Devereaux, SC, BG

Judge
Appointed 17 July 2009

(07) 3247 4438
Brisbane

Dorney, QC, K

Judge
Appointed 19 February 2010

(07) 3247 4451
Brisbane

Durward, SC, SG

Judge
Appointed 21 August 2006

(07) 4799 7230
Townsville

Everson,WG

Judge
Appointed 2 April 2008

(07) 3008 8727
Brisbane

Farr, SC, B

Judge
Appointed 8 August 2011

(07) 3247 4356
Brisbane

Harrison, B

Judge
Appointed 19 February 2010

(07) 4039 8909
Cairns

Horneman-Wren, SC, AA

Judge
Appointed 20 October 2012

(07) 3280 1477
Ipswich

Jones, R

Judge
Appointed 19 February 2010

(07) 3227 7599
Brisbane

Kefford, N

Judge
Appointed 11 November 2016

(07) 3008 8725
Brisbane

Kent, QC, DR

Judge
Appointed 7 March 2016

(07) 5583 5986
Southport

Koppenol, G

Judge
Appointed 21 September 2007

(07) 3247 4447
Brisbane

Long, SC, G

Judge
Appointed 13 May 2011

(07) 5470 8125
Maroochydore

Lynch, QC, SC, D

Judge
Appointed 2 December 2016

(07) 3884 5388
Ipswich

Lynham, G

Judge
Appointed 24 April 2017

(07) 4772 2799
Townsville

Martin, SC, TD

Judge
Appointed 13 July 2007

(07) 3247 9116
Brisbane

Morzone, QC, DP

Judge
Appointed 27 October 2014

(07) 4039 8908
Cairns

Moynihan, QC, T

Judge
Appointed 25 June 2015

(07) 3247 9100
Brisbane

Muir, CM

Judge
Appointed 14 November 2016

(07) 5583 5982
Southport

McGill, SC, DJ

Judge
Appointed 9 September 1996

(07) 3227 7575
Brisbane

McGinness, KM

Judge
Appointed 17 July 2009

(07) 5583 5987
Southport

O'Brien, KJ

Chief Judge
Appointed 20 October 2014
Judge
Appointed 27 October 1989

(07) 3247 4452
Brisbane

Rackemann, ME

Judge
Appointed 12 January 2004

(07) 3247 4770
Brisbane

Rafter, SC, AJ

Judge
Appointed 15 December 2006

(07) 3247 4275
Brisbane

Reid, D

Judge
Appointed 19 February 2010

(07) 3227 7778
Brisbane

Richards, D

Judge
Appointed 26 November 1998

(07) 3247 4425
Brisbane

Rinaudo, R

Judge
Appointed 8 July 2014

Brisbane

Robertson, JM

Judge
Appointed 23 September 1994

(07) 5470 8128
Maroochydore

Ryrie, J

Judge
Appointed 28 February 2005

(07) 3247 5500
Brisbane

Searles, DG

Judge
Appointed 13 July 2007

(07) 3247 4293
Brisbane

Shanahan, MJ

Judge
Appointed 19 August 1999
President Childrens Court
10 February 2011

(07) 3247 5113
Brisbane

Sheridan, SC

Judge
Appointed 24 November 2014

(07) 3234 0392
QCAT

Smith, PE

Judge Administrator
Appointed 24 October 2014
Judge
Appointed 8 March 2013

(07) 3247 4274
Brisbane