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Ms Marlene Ebejer

Position: Lecturer
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus



Marlene Ebejer commenced as a Lecturer in Law at Deakin University in 2003. She currently lectures in Family Law and Legal Practice and Ethics. Marlene also coordinates the law school's legal internship program and professional placement scheme which supports students in gaining real life work integrated learning experiences. Marlene is also a Lawyer, being admitted to practice in 2005 and is an accredited Family Law specialist.

Prior to becoming a Lecturer and Lawyer Marlene worked as a Community Development Worker focusing on housing, education and economic development with a range of communities and running a national registered training organisation for the Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia.

In 2009 Marlene co-authored her first book, Focus: Family Law, 4th edition which was published by Lexis Nexis. In 2012 the 5th edition was released and the 6th edition was released in 2014.

In 2013 Marlene's first solo publication "Legal Practice and Ethics – Q & A" was published by Lexis Nexis and the 2nd edition will soon be released to reflect the new Legal Profession Uniform Law Act.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2005
  • Bachelor of Law(s), Monash University, 2015
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2015
  • Graduate Diploma In Vocational Ed & Training, University of Melbourne, 2015


Conferences and seminars


Ethics updates delivered to:

  • Western Suburbs Law Association
  • Geelong Law Association
  • Leo Cussen Institute

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