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Marilyn Bromberg

Dr Marilyn Bromberg

Senior Lecturer
UWA Law School

Contact details
UWA Law School
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2947
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Marilyn commenced work as a freelance journalist for Canada's largest newspaper, The Toronto Star, at age 14. Six years later she commenced working as a television producer at matrix produxions in Toronto.

Marilyn graduated with a BBA (Honours) from the Schulich School of Business at York University, an LLB (Dist) from The University of Western Australia, a PhD from Murdoch University and a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching from The University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle Campus). She completed a semester on exchange at the London School of Economics. She also received a full bursary from the Canadian Federal Government to study in a French immersion course at the Cegep de Trois-Rivieres as part of the Summer Language Bursary Program.

Prior to commencing work as a Senior Lecturer at The University of Western Australia, Marilyn enjoyed working as an academic at the Law School at The University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle Campus) for six years. Marilyn also works as a consultant in her research areas for legal organisations.

Some of the venues/conferences where Marilyn has spoken include: Harvard University, The Supreme Court of Canada, the Family Court of Western Australia, the Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University Law School and the State Administrative Tribunal.

If you have an inquiry regarding Marilyn speaking at a function/conference, completing consulting work or supervising a thesis, please contact her.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Marilyn is currently the Director of the Juris Doctor Program/Director of Professionalism at the Law School.
Funding received
-Law School Internal Research Grant - $1,000 to fund the airfare and accommodation to speak at the Australian Women Lawyers' 2018 Conference in Sydney in August 2018
-UWA Impact Research Grant - $6,860 to fund the airfare, accommodation and expenses to travel to Spain in 2018 to speak about energy drinks research at a conference and also to pay for the airfare, accommodation and expenses to share this research in Melbourne and Canberra later in 2018
-Law School Internal Research Grant - $3,719.99
to fund the airfare, accommodation and expenses associated with speaking at the IACA/NACM Excellence on a Global Scale Conference in Washington DC (2017)
-Telethon - Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund Grant, over $250,000 with a team of academics across disciplines (2016)
-Member of The Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (2017 - present)
-Member of the International Association for Court Administration Electronic Cases Filing Commission (2017 - present)
-Member of the Editorial Board, LexisNexis Internet Law Bulletin (2015 - present)
-Volunteer lawyer, Fremantle Community Legal Centre (2014 - present)
-Volunteer judge, Interschool Mock Trials Competition, The Law Society of Western Australia (2011 - present)
-Holds a valid certificate to practice law in the State of Western Australia (2010 - present)

Honours and awards
-Nominated for a FABLE Teaching Excellence Award (2017)
-Recipient of the Blackstone Society Teacher of the Year Award (2017)
-Finalist for the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law ‘Academic of the Year’ award (2015)
-Received The Jane Power Prize for Service to the School of Law (2014)
-Commonwealth Funded Research Training Scheme Scholarship (2011 - 2014)
-Received five letters of merit for teaching from the Dean of UNDA’s School of Law (2011 - 2014)
-Received the Appreciation Award from the City of Perth Rotaract for 'enthusiasm and support at both Club and District level' (2010)
-Received the 'Initiative Award' from the Schulich School of Business for 'creativity, drive and communication ability' (2004)
Marilyn is the unit coordinator and lecturer for Social Media and the Law, Procedure and Commercial Practice. She is also the tutor for Procedure.
Current external positions
Marilyn practices law on a pro bono basis at the Fremantle Community Legal Centre in the areas of criminal law and litigation.
New and noteworthy
Marilyn has been interviewed about her research on television, the radio, and in print and online media numerous times. This includes being interviewed on the Sunrise and The Project television programs and the Law Report radio program. Here are links to some of Marilyn's interviews and articles that she has written for newspapers:

6Pr Radio with Chris Ilsley:

The Fremantle Gazette:

The Law Report:

The West Australian:
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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