ADR for Professionals Presenters : Law School : The University of Western Australia

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ADR for Professionals Presenters

Jill Howieson

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Western Australia

Jill Howieson is currently the unit co-ordinator and lecturer in Negotiation and Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of Western Australia’s Law School. Jill is an inaugural board member of the National Mediator Standards Board and a nationally accredited mediator and family dispute resolution practitioner.

Jill holds degrees in English, Psychology (Hons) and an LLB (Hons) and a PhD in Law from UWA.  Jill has conducted training workshops in mediation, negotiation and stakeholder facilitation for a variety of entities, including AIFLAM, LEADR, the University of Western Australia, Yamatjii Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation and SCALES, Murdoch University’s Legal Clinic.  Jill’s research areas include procedural justice, alternative dispute resolution and legal education and Jill works from an inter-disciplinary socio-legal perspective and conducts empirical research.

Before entering academia, Jill practised as a solicitor in the area of dispute resolution at Mallesons Stephen Jacques and smaller dispute resolution firms.  Jill has a broad range of experience in ADR processes and teaches, researches and practices in ADR.