Julie Macfarlane, B.A., LL.M. (London), Ph.D. (C.N.N.A.)

Julie is a Distinguished University Professor (Emerita) at the University of Windsor. Julie has also held numerous visiting appointments at universities all over the world.

Julie’s books include The New Lawyer : How Clients are Transforming the Practice of Law 2nd edition, UBC Press 2017; Islamic Divorce in North America : Choosing a Shari’a Path in a Secular Society (OUP 2012).; and Going Public: a Survivor’s Journey from Grief to Action Between the Lines Press, 2020).

Julie has received many awards for her work, including the International Academy of Mediators Award of Excellence (2005), the David Mundell Medal for Legal Writing (2016), and one of Canada’s 25 Most Influential Lawyers (2017). In 2020 she was named to the Order of Canada. Julie is co-founder (with Zelda Perkins) of Can’t Buy My Silence, which campaigns for a change in the law on the (mis)use of Non-Disclosure Agreements.