The McGowan Labor Government has appointed Belinda Coleman as a magistrate of the Magistrates Court of Western Australia.
Ms Coleman completed her Bachelor of Laws with Honours at La Trobe University in Victoria in 2005, while working full time as a police prosecutor.
In 2006, Ms Coleman completed her articles of clerkship at Freehills in Melbourne and Perth. She was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of WA in 2007.
Ms Coleman is currently a State Prosecutor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for Western Australia, a position which she has held since 2010.