Limor Zer-Gutman is senior lecturer at the Striks School of Law Faculty, College of Management Academic Studies (COLMAN), and the founder and head of the Weiner Center for legal ethics and Professional Responsibility. She received her PhD from Stanford Law School, her LL.M from UCLA law School and her LL.B from Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty.
She is the Chief Editor of “HaMishpat” Law Review since 2013.
She served as consultant for the UN, E4J Integrity and Ethics University (2017-2018).
She was editor of the “Professional Ethics”, a journal of the Israel Bar Association, which is published 4 times a year. The journal includes editorial articles and decisions of the bar’s national ethics committee (2002-2014).
She wrote several bills for the Israel Bar Association, including advertising rules (2001), other engagements rules (2003), and amendments to the Israel Bar Association Law.
Dr. Zer-Gutman established and maintains a database on lawyers’ professional ethics, where it is possible to easily retrieve rulings, articles, lists, and legislation.
She served on two public committees that dealt with the legal profession in Israel. The first, In 2001, the public committee for reviewing internships and certification exams. The second, in 2013, the public committee for reviewing the Israel Bar Association. She wrote several bills for the Israel Bar Association, including advertising rules and various amendments to the Israeli Bar, Act.
Dr. Zer-Gutman is a consultant and writer of Codes of Ethics for a range of organizations, including the Audit Commission of the Prosecutor System and State Representatives in Legal Proceedings, the Striks School of Law Faculty, Defenders of Youths in Criminal Proceedings at the Public Defender’s Office, law clinics in Israel, and for private investigators.
Research Interests and teaching
Ethics and professional responsibility of lawyers and judges, the legal profession, regulation of lawyers, regulation of the judiciary, ethics education, formulating and instilling Codes of Ethics