Helen did her secretarial training at Muirden Business College. In 1987 Helen started work at Ross & McCarthy working in the SGIC department (litigation). Helen has also worked at Finlaysons for a number of years mainly in the areas of workers compensation and litigation. Helen has worked in the areas of workers compensation, litigation, conveyancing, family law, wills and estates. She completed a Certificate in Paralegal Studies in May 2000. Helen commenced working at Peter Fisher Lawyers in March 2007 as office manager and is currently completing a Diploma of Human Resource Management.