Damien is fascinated by the inner workings of our legal system and by how individuals grapple with its complexities as they strive to achieve 'justice'. Damien, a qualified lawyer, joined the ABC in 1996 as the producer of RN's Law Report. For most of 2000 he worked as a reporter in ABC Radio Current Affairs before becoming presenter of the Law Reportin January 2001. He has also worked as a legal writer for the Victorian Equal Opportunity Commission and written for Australian Lawyermagazine. Before his career in the media, Damien worked as a solicitor in various glass towers in Melbourne's CBD and was a long-time volunteer solicitor at his local community legal centre in St Kilda. Damien has a law/economics degree from Monash University and a post-graduate diploma in journalism from RMIT.