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Murray, Karina

Academic Program Director & Discipline Leader, Senior Lecturer

  • School of Law
  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts

Overview


Karina is a senior lecturer and the Academic Program Director and Discipline Leader in the School of Law at the University of Wollongong. She publishes in the area of legal ethics and is a co-author of Lawyers in Australia (Federation Press, 4th ed, 2019)She is currently working on her PhD on directors of incorporated legal practices. In addition to legal ethics, she researches in the areas of the legal profession and legal education. 

Since joining UOW in 2006 she has coordinated and taught a range of subjects, including Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Foundations of Lawand Interpreting Legal Texts.  In 2015, she received an Australian Award for University Teaching as a member of the UOW First Year Law Integration Team.  She was recognised in 2013 with the Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning (OCTAL) as part of the First Year Law Integration Team, having already received an individual OCTAL award in 2011. She was invited to be inducted as a fellow of the Wollongong Academy of Tertiary Teaching and Learning Excellence (WATTLE) in 2014.

In her previous career, Karina worked in a number of positions in the public sector, before moving into executive director roles within the Department of Human Services. She is a founding executive member of the NSW Women Lawyers' Association Wollongong sub-committee and took a break from academia in 2016 to update her skills, managing a regional firm across 6 locations.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Recent Conference papers:      

    • ‘The Law Student Statement of Ideals: A Case Study in Professional Identity’ (Paper presented at Australasian Law Academics Association, University of Southern Cross, Qld, 4-5 July 2019)
    • ‘Driving Change: Driver Retirement and Ethical Opportunities in the Lawyer-Client Relationship’ (Paper presented at 8th International Legal Ethics Conference, University of Melbourne, 6-8 December 2018)
    • ‘The Role of a Law Student Pledge in Shaping Positive Professional Identities’ (Paper presented at National Wellness for Law Forum, Bond University, 15-16 February 2018)
    • ‘Incorporated Legal Character’ (Paper presented at Australian and New Zealand Legal Ethics Colloquium, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 1-3 December 2017)
    • ‘The Role of a Law Student Pledge in Shaping Ethical Identifies: A Case Study from Australia’ (Paper presented at Law And Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, University of Otago, New Zealand, 6-9 December 2017)

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2018

    Published In
    Hedgehogs and Foxes
    2013

    Published In
    Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association
    Volume
    6
    Pages
    127 - 139
    ISSN
    1836-5612
  • Book

    Year Title
    2019

    Publisher
    Annandale, Australia: Federation Press
    ISBN
    9781760022129
    Pages
    464
    Edition
    4
    2015

    Publisher
    Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press
    ISBN
    9781760020354
    Pages
    448
    Edition
    3
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2014

    Published In
    The First-year Law Experience: A New Beginning
    Publisher
    Australia: Halstead Press
    Pages
    71 - 82
    ISBN
    9781925043105

Potential Supervision Topics


  • * Legal ethics
    * Legal profession
    * Legal education

Full Name


  • Karina Murray

Mailing Address


  • Building 67.225

    UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Recent Conference papers:      

    • ‘The Law Student Statement of Ideals: A Case Study in Professional Identity’ (Paper presented at Australasian Law Academics Association, University of Southern Cross, Qld, 4-5 July 2019)
    • ‘Driving Change: Driver Retirement and Ethical Opportunities in the Lawyer-Client Relationship’ (Paper presented at 8th International Legal Ethics Conference, University of Melbourne, 6-8 December 2018)
    • ‘The Role of a Law Student Pledge in Shaping Positive Professional Identities’ (Paper presented at National Wellness for Law Forum, Bond University, 15-16 February 2018)
    • ‘Incorporated Legal Character’ (Paper presented at Australian and New Zealand Legal Ethics Colloquium, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 1-3 December 2017)
    • ‘The Role of a Law Student Pledge in Shaping Ethical Identifies: A Case Study from Australia’ (Paper presented at Law And Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, University of Otago, New Zealand, 6-9 December 2017)

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2018

    Published In
    Hedgehogs and Foxes
    2013

    Published In
    Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association
    Volume
    6
    Pages
    127 - 139
    ISSN
    1836-5612
  • Book

    Year Title
    2019

    Publisher
    Annandale, Australia: Federation Press
    ISBN
    9781760022129
    Pages
    464
    Edition
    4
    2015

    Publisher
    Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press
    ISBN
    9781760020354
    Pages
    448
    Edition
    3
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2014

    Published In
    The First-year Law Experience: A New Beginning
    Publisher
    Australia: Halstead Press
    Pages
    71 - 82
    ISBN
    9781925043105

Potential Supervision Topics


  • * Legal ethics
    * Legal profession
    * Legal education

Full Name


  • Karina Murray

Mailing Address


  • Building 67.225

    UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

    2522

    Australia

Research Areas

Geographic Focus