Dr. Karni Perlman is a lecturer, the founder and the Academic Director of the Non-Adversarial and Therapeutic Justice Center at Striks School of Law, the College of Management Academic Studies, Israel.
Perlman is also a lecturer at the Buchman Faculty of Law and in Evens Program in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Tel-Aviv University.
She holds a LL.B. (cum laude) from Tel-Aviv University (1990); a MA (cum laude) (Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Graduate Program) from Bar-Ilan University (2005) and a Ph.D (cum laude) from the Law Faculty at Bar-Ilan University (2010).
Dr. Perlman specializes in the field of Law and Conflict Resolution. Her research interests and teaching are: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Settlement Judging, Online Dispute Resolution, Judicial Dispute Resolution, Lawyers’ Role, Procedural Justice, Mediation, Gender, and Legal Education.
Perlman is the author of various academic articles and her book, Conflict Resolution – Applying Non-Adversarial and Therapeutic Justice, published in Hebrew in 2015, became a fundamental textbook in the field of conflict resolution in Israel.
Perlman is also the founder and former chairperson of the first Israeli academic Mediation Center. She is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs for judges and attorneys, and organizes advanced courses and training workshops for professionals involved in collaborative proceedings.
Perlman is a member of the Global Advisory Council of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the chairperson of the Israeli Chapter for Therapeutic Jurisprudence. She is also the founder and manager of the Israeli academic lecturers’ forum for collaborative justice.