Insights into e-Legal and Mediation Processes Webinar
The International Law Section, the Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section and the New South Wales Bar Association will be hosting an online webinar on Insights into e-Legal and Mediation Processes with guest speakers, Professor Dianna Kenny and Mary Walker.
Dianna is a consultant psychologist and psychotherapist, child and adolescent psychologist, marriage and family therapist, nationally accredited mediator and family dispute resolution practitioner. In the age of COVID, she has, like many other professionals in psychology and the law, have had to adjust their practice to accommodate consultations, mediations and therapy with clients/patients online.
This change has constituted a major adjustment for some and a seamless transition for others. In other areas of practice such as medicine and the law, similar changes have occurred. This webinar will investigate the pros and cons of online dispute resolution.
Date: 26 October 2020
Time: 5.00 - 6.00 pm
This event will be hosted online via Zoom. The event is free, however registration is essential. Registration close one hour prior to the event.
If you have any queries about the event, please contact Doris Wimmler, ILS Section Administrator, on 02 6246 3758 or email email@example.com.
Professor Dianna Kenny
After completing her PhD in developmental and educational psychology, she joined the University of Sydney in 1988 as a lecturer in developmental psychology. She was an academic and researcher there for 31 years, retiring in 2019 as Professor of Psychology and Professor of Music. She is now in full time private practice as a consultant psychologist and psychotherapist, child and adolescent psychologist, marriage and family therapist, nationally accredited mediator and family dispute resolution practitioner.
She regularly consults with the Joint Investigative Response Team (JIRT), NSW Police and with the Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions in matters pertaining to child sexual abuse, appearing in court as an expert witness, both in person and via videoconferencing. Dianna is the author of over 300 publications, including eight books.
Ms Mary Walker
Ms Walker is currently the Chair, International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia; Chair, ADR Committee of the Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section of the Law Council of Australia; Chair, ADR Committee of the NSW Bar Association; and Co-Chair, Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association.
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