Marcia Jarvis obtained her law degree from the University of Western Australia and was admitted to practice in December 1997. After starting her law career in Perth, working at Perth commercial law firms including Bowen Buchbinder Vilensky and Hotchkin Hanly, in April 2004 Marcia moved to Victoria where she managed the Client Legal Service team for State Trustees Limited. Marcia then returned to Western Australia and for 8 years was employed as a Senior Lawyer at the Public Trustee of Western Australia.
Marcia’s extensive experience includes conducting a wide range of civil litigation in the Supreme Court of Western Australia including complex Trust and Estate matters and Family Provision Act claims. She also has considerable experience drafting legal documents including Trusts, Wills and Powers of Attorney.
Further, whilst working at the Public Trustee Marcia gained broad experience in Guardianship and Administration matters, appearing at the State Administrative Tribunal on a regular basis.
In 2016, Marcia established Jarvis Nixon Legal with Emily Nixon in Karrinyup, Western Australia.
Marcia is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia. Marcia is also rated by the Doyles Guide 2018 as a recommended Leading Wills and Estates Litigation Lawyer, Western Australia.
Marcia was recognised in the 2019 Doyle’s Guide as both a Recommended Leading Wills Estates & Succession Planning Lawyer and a Recommended WA Wills and Estates Litigation lawyer.