Marilyn Krawitz

Dr Marilyn Bromberg-Krawitz
PhD, LLB (Dist), BBA (Hon), Grad Cert Uni Teaching
Senior Lecturer

Phone: 9433 0608

Dr Marilyn Bromberg-Krawitz is a Senior Lecturer, which is considered the equivalent of an Associate Professor in North America. Marilyn was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, where she graduated with a BBA (Hon) from the Schulich School of Business at York University. While a business student, Marilyn founded and managed her own magazine, On The Wall. In 2006, Marilyn moved to Perth. Marilyn then completed an LLB (Dist) at the University of Western Australia and she worked as an articled clerk and solicitor at a medium sized law firm.

Marilyn completed her PhD in 2014. The title of her PhD is An Examination of Social Media’s Impact upon the Courts in Australia. Marilyn spoke about her PhD research at Harvard University, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the State Administrative Tribunal, the 2014 Cyberjustice Conference (in Montreal) and the 2014 IACA Conference (in Sydney). Marilyn spoke about her body image and the law research at the Melbourne Law School at The University of Melbourne and at a Victorian Women Lawyers event. Marilyn completed her Graduate Certificate in University Teaching in 2015. Marilyn has tutored Evidence at the University of Western Australia. Marilyn is also a practising solicitor.

Marilyn is currently the Co-Convenor of the Law School's Research Committee, the Chair of its Alumni Advisory Board and its Director of Marketing.
Teaching Areas
Civil Procedure
Marilyn is currently supervising an LLM student and has the capacity to supervise additional students in her research areas.
Research Expertise and Supervision
Social media and the courts
Health law


Research and engagement

Journal Articles and Proceedings
  • Howard, Justine and Krawitz, Marilyn, ‘Should Australian Courts Give More Witnesses the Right to Skype?’ (2015) 25 Journal of Judicial Administration 44.
  • Krawitz, Marilyn, 'Beauty Is only Photoshop Deep: Legislating Models' BMIs and Photoshopping Images' (2014) 21 Journal of Law and Medicine 859.
  • Krawitz, Marilyn, 'Can Australian Judges Keep their 'Friends' Close and their Ethical Obligations Closer? An Analysis of the Issues Regarding Australian Judges' Social Media Use' (2013) 23(1) Journal of Judicial Administration 14.
  • Krawitz, Marilyn, 'Summoned by Social Media: Why Australian Courts Should Have Social Media Accounts' (2014) 23(3) Journal of Judicial Administration 182.
  • Krawitz, Marilyn, 'Stop the Presses, but not the Tweets! Why Australian Judicial Officials Should Permit Journalists to Use Social Media in the Courtroom' (2013) 15(1) Flinders Law Journal 1.
  • Krawitz, Marilyn, 'May It Tweet the Court: Ethical Considerations Involving Australian Lawyers' Social Media Use' (2013) 2 Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice 85.
  • Krawitz, Marilyn, 'We Didn't Start this Fireless Vapour: E-Cigarette Legislation in Australia' (2014) 22 Journal of Law and Medicine 462.
  • Slattery, Robert and Krawitz, Marilyn, 'Mark Zuckerberg, the Cookie Monster – Australian Privacy Law and Internet Cookies' (2014) 16(1) Flinders Law Journal 1.
In the Media
Professional Affiliations
  • 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)
  • 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)