Our Team

MikeMichael (Mike) Klein

Lawyer & Principal

Mike was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 2003 and is an experienced litigation and property law practitioner.

Mike lives in the Redcliffe area with his wife, Tina and their three boys.

Mike has a strong record of success in his field and is committed to achieving the best results for his clients.


Kane StegemanKane Stegeman

Lawyer & Partner

Kane was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 2005 and is an experienced litigation practitioner.

Kane is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance and the Sunshine Coast Law Association and volunteers at the Sunshine Coast Community Legal Service.

Outside of work, Kane’s interests include Rugby League, Touch Football and Oztag. His love for the code and his chosen career, assists him greatly as a member of the Sunshine Coast/Gympie Rugby League Judiciary and Chairman of the Disciplinary Tribunal. Kane is also an independent Board member of both the Sunshine Coast/Gympie Rugby League and Sunshine Coast State Cup Rugby League team.

KatieKatie Russo


Katie was admitted as a solicitor in 2013. Katie Russo joined Gleeson Klein Lawyers in 2010 as a conveyancing paralegal. Katie has over 13 years’ experience in conveyancing.

Katie’s passion is conveyancing in both business, commercial and property law matters. Katie can provide you with advice in relation to:

  • buying and selling of residential houses and land;
  • buying and selling of building units;
  • buying and selling a business;
  • retirement village conveyancing/licensing and leasing;
  • property development.

Katie also has experience in off the plan contracts and community title schemes.

Katie holds a Bachelor degree in Law and Justice from the Queensland University of Technology. Katie is a member of the Queensland Law Society and secretary to a local softball organization, Focus Softball that was nominated club of the year for 2014.

Katie is well respected by her colleagues and peers in the industry.

TraceyTracey Mernin

Practice Manager

Tracey commenced working at Gleeson Klein Lawyers in 2012. Tracey brought to the firm over 20 years legal experience. This experience allows her to excel at her role as Accounts and Practice Manager.

Tracey is efficient with an eye to detail that ensures the smooth administration and management of the firm’s business affairs.

Tracey is a Commissioner for Declarations and can assist in the certification and witnessing of various documents.

AmyAmy Van Den Brink

Conveyancing Paralegal

Amy is the newest member of Gleeson & Klein having joined the team in August 2014 and brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge.

Amy has over 6 years conveyancing experience, with 10 years paralegal experience and is an integral member of our conveyancing team.

Amy holds her Diploma of Justice Administration and is currently studying her Bachelor of Law. Amy’s clients appreciate her “hands on approach”.  Amy strives to always do what is best for her client and is very knowledgeable, only too willing to help you with your needs in relation to your conveyancing matter.

Amy is a Justice of the Peace and can assist in the certification and witnessing of documents.

ShereeSheree McKeown

Executive Litigation Assistant

Sheree commenced working with Gleeson Klein in 2009 having previous experience working in several city firms. Sheree is Michael Klein’s executive assistant supporting him with litigation matters. Sheree’s experience makes her an invaluable member of the Gleeson Klein team.

Sheree appreciates that litigation matters can be complex and emotional. She is compassionate and dedicated to assisting clients who have been wronged. She takes great pride and satisfaction in providing quality, timely and easy to understand support to clients and their families, often at very difficult times.

Support Staff

Julie Tina

Julie Obst and Tina Klein are our friendly faces on reception who will greet you with a smile when you attend at our office. The support staff play integral roles in the firm through reception and daily administration tasks.