Naomi Burstyner

Naomi Burstyner

Senior Fellow, Monash University

Naomi is legally qualified and an accredited mediator under the National Mediation Accreditation System (NMAS) as well as a qualified Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. She is a lecturer in the postgraduate Faculty of Law at Monash University, teaching two NMAS accredited mediation units since 2013. (Other lecturing experience includes units in the fields of negotiation skills and dispute resolution advocacy).

Naomi is currently undertaking her PhD in law at Monash University, exploring the experiences of families and others involved in coronial investigations, with a focus on identifying processes to improve families’ experiences of complaints and disputes in coronial investigations and inquests. She has published several articles on aspects of health law (regulation of brain stimulation), teaching negotiation, mediator ethics and on various aspects of justice innovation and access to justice including ADR and the effectiveness of aspects of the justice system as well as consumer vulnerability

Naomi has researched extensively in the area of access to justice and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) at Monash University and is particularly interested in how the law applies to aspects of forensic medicine and how dispute resolution can be used in this context.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts/Laws, (Monash University 2001) and a Masters of Law, (Melbourne University 2011).

Naomi regularly coaches students in NMAS mediation courses (for Resolution Institute as well as Relationships Australia Victoria). She has also coached students participating in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Mediation Competition in Paris for the past five years, and has also participated as a judge for the Asia Pacific ICC Mediation Competition.