Meet The Team

When experience matters, trust the experts to achieve the best possible resolution for you

Established by Principal Deborah Awyzio in May 2005, DA Family Lawyers is a boutique Family Law Firm in Brisbane. In February 2017, Lisa Foley took on the role of Managing Director. We undertake work in all areas of Family Law, as well as personal matters.

Our team

Our team of senior professionals are able to offer clients their insight and experience into all legal matters regarding children, with Deborah Awyzio herself on the independent panel of children’s lawyers. Our entire team is understanding, empathetic and passionate about what we do.

The Team

Amy Little

Amy holds the position of Senior Associate Solicitor at DA Family Lawyers. Amy has a Bachelor of Laws from completion of her degree with the University of Southern Queensland.

Since her admission in 2012, Amy has worked for most of her professional life at a general practice law firm in Ipswich where she practised predominantly in family law as well as criminal defence, wills & estates and leasing.

Amy’s experience includes:

• Parenting
• Property Settlement
• De facto property settlement
• Divorce
• Financial agreements including prenuptial agreements
• Domestic Violence Order proceedings
• Child Protection Proceedings
• Criminal defence proceedings (from Magistrates Court through to the Supreme Court of Queensland)

Amy is experienced in appearing in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Family Court of Australia, the Children’s Court and Magistrates Courts.

Amy is particularly interested in parenting matters and is dedicated to seeing these matters resolve quickly and in the best interests of the subject children. Amy is dedicated to representing parents diligently in all aspects of these legal disputes, whether it be litigation in Court or mediating disputes out of court.


• Supreme Court of Queensland 2012
• High Court of Australia 2012
Professional memberships
• Queensland Law Society
• Family Law Practitioners’ Association Queensland


• Past Secretary of the Ipswich District Law Association


Amy enjoys staying active by swimming and participating in a range of sports.

Our approach

DA Family Lawyers prides itself on a sensitive and cost effective approach to resolving legal issues arising out of relationship breakdown. Our expertise lies in court appearances and we undertake work on behalf of a number of regional legal firms as their Brisbane town agents.

For a family law firm you can trust, get in touch with DA Family Lawyers today. Our reliable, supportive and knowledgeable family law solicitors are here to help.

Vice President of the Queensland Law Society

In October 2013, our Principal Deborah Awyzio was elected Vice President of the Queensland Law Society and she is honoured to continue the tradition of upholding the beliefs of this society. The Queensland Law Society provides leadership in law and offers the Queensland community a range of products and services. These resources provide a gateway for more concise and up-to-date information on the latest laws and legal issues.