Pauline Spencer

Pauline Spencer was appointed as a Magistrate in 2006. She currently sits at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, Victoria, Australia and is the Head of Division, Specialist Courts providing judicial leadership across the court’s therapeutic programs.   Prior to her appointment Magistrate Spencer worked as a lawyer in private practice, as the Principal Legal Officer for the Fitzroy Legal Service and as Executive Officer of the Federation of Community Legal Centres the peak body for over 50 community legal centres in Victoria. Magistrate Spencer has an interest in therapeutic jurisprudence, improved responses to family violence and how the court can improve links with the community it serves.

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