Colin G. James

ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

Senior Lecturer, Solicitor

Canberra, ACT

Australia

http://https://legalworkshop.law.anu.edu.au/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Being Well in the Law: A Guide for Lawyers

Being Well in the Law (2016) The Law Society of New South Wales
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 04 Nov 2016
ANU College of Law, ANU College of Law, ANU College of Law, ANU College of Law, ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University and The University of Sydney
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Promoting Academic Integrity in Legal Education: 'Unanswered Questions' on Disclosure

International Journal for Educational Integrity (2014) Vol. 10, No. 2, 3-16
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Colin G. James and Saadia Mahmud
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University and University of South Australia - UniSA Business School
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Academic Integrity, plagiarism, legal profession, legal education, integrity, professional identity

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Vicarious Trauma in Legal Practice (Presentation Slides)

2018 National Wellness for Law Forum - Bond University Gold Coast, Australia
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Law Student Wellbeing: Benefits of Promoting Psychological Literacy and Self-Awareness Using Mindfulness, Strengths Theory and Emotional Intelligence

21 Legal Education Review (2011) 217-233
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Sep 2013
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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legal education, mindfulness, positive psychology, emotional intelligence, strengths theory

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Seeing Things as We are: Emotional Intelligence and Clinical Legal Education

8 International Journal Clinical Legal Education 123, 2005
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Sep 2013
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Emotional intelligence, clinical legal education

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Lawyer Dissatisfaction, Emotional Intelligence and Clinical Legal Education

18 Legal Educ. Rev. 123 (2008)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Lawyer wellbeing, emotional intelligence, clinical legal education, legal education

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A History of Cruelty in Australian Divorce

ANZLH E-Journal, Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference, Waikato. Refereed paper no.7.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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cruelty, domestic violence, patriarchy, family law, matrimonial causes, misogyny

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I Will Survive: Strategies for Improving Lawyers’ Workplace Satisfaction

(2007) 15(1) Legal Education Digest 32
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Colin G. James and Jennifer Finlay-Jones
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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legal education, clinical legal education, lawyer well-being, lawyer’s work satisfaction, emotional intelligence

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Effective Writing for Lawyers

Chapter E. Lawyers' Practice Manual, Westlaw AU, Thomson Reuters, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2019
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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writing, communication, professionalism

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Habits for Wellbeing and Productivity in Law

PowerPoint of presentation at the 2014 Wellness for Law Forum, 6-7 February at Queensland University of Technology.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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habits, well-being, legal education

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Moral Intensity and Individual State Constructs: Maturing Safety Culture Through an Ethical Lens

Journal of Health and Safety, Research and Practice, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Colin G. James and Daniel Carpenter
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University and Safety Institute of Australia
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A Client-Focused Practice: Developing and Testing Emotional Competency in Clinical Legal Interviews

International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (2014) Issue 20, Volume II, pp.633-645
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Felicity Wardhaugh and Colin G. James
University of Newcastle (Australia) and ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
Downloads 93 (513,050)
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The Habits of Emotion: Legal Education as Performance Enhancement

ANZAPPL Conference, Sydney 20-22 November 2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Nov 2014
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Emotions, emotional intelligence, legal education, coaching, mindfulness, habits, performance

Legislative Pitfalls in Mandating Shared Parenting in Family Law Disputes: An Australian Experience

'Legislating Statutory Interpretation: Perspectives from the Common Law World' published by Carswell (Thomson Reuters) - 28 November 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Legislative Pitfalls in Mandating Shared Parenting in Family Law Disputes: An Australian Experience

Chris Hunt, Lorne Neudorf and Micah Rankin (eds), Legislating Statutory Interpretation: Perspectives from the Common Law World (Thomson Reuters, 2018) 25-53, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 19.19
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Aug 2019
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Family Law, Australia, Shared Parenting, Welfare of the Child, Law Reform, Lobby Groups

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Legal Practice on Time: The Ethical Risk and Inefficiency of the Six-Minute Unit

The Alternative Law Journal, 2017, Vol 42(1)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Time billing, legal practice, wellbeing, work-life balance, legal ethics

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Copy and Be Damned - The Anxieties of Academic Integrity

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2016
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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well-being, legal education, academic integrity, plagiarism.

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Lawyers’ Wellbeing and Professional Legal Education

The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 2008, Vol.42, No.1, pp.85-97.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Sep 2013
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Legal Education, Pratical Legal Training, Wellbeing

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The Mental Health of an Emotionally Intelligent Law Student (Presentation Slides)

Proceedings of the XXXIVth International Congress on Law and Mental Health, IALMH 2015 Vienna Austria
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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emotional intelligence, self-awareness

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Law Teachers Speak Out: What do Law Schools Need to Change

Wellbeing in a Changing World: The Impact of Technology and Innovation on the Legal Profession, Intersentia (2020), ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 20.26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2020
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University, Portsmouth Law School and Bond University - School of Law
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Winners and Losers: The Father Factor in Australian Child Custody Law in the 20th Century

(2006) Legal History Vol 10, 207-238
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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child custody, family law, gender

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Performance Hacks for Busy Lawyers: Managing Time, Stress, Productivity and Wellbeing. Lessons from Coaching Psychology (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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wellbeing; performance; legal practice; productivity; coaching

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Media, Men and Violence in Australian Divorce

31 Alternative Law Journal 6, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Sep 2013
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Domestic violence, family law, law reform, media

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Student Wellbeing Through Teacher Wellbeing: A Study with Law Teachers in the UK and Australia

Student Success - Volume 10 (3) 2019, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 20.27
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2020
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University, Portsmouth Law School and Bond University - School of Law
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Wellbeing, law teacher, student wellbeing, legal education, psychological distress

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Trauma-Informed Legal Education: Rejecting the Stigma in Caring for Self, Client and the Workplace

Colin James, "Trauma-Informed Legal Education: Rejecting the Stigma in Caring for Self, Client and Workplace," in Wellbeing and Transitions in Law: Legal Education and the Legal Profession, ed. Emma Jones and Caroline Strevens (Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2023).
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jan 2024
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Trauma theory, self-awareness, reflective practice

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Trauma, Stigma and Compassionate Engagement: The need for reform in legal education, training and practice

Dr Colin James, Trauma, Stigma and Compassionate Engagement: The need for reform in legal education, training and practice. Professional Legal Education Conference 2-3 October 2020. Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Feb 2024
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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Trauma-informed, legal education

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Self-Coaching for High Performance and Sustained Wellbeing

Dr Colin James. "Self-Coaching for High Performance and Sustained Wellbeing", Association of Law Teachers Conference 2017, Portsmouth University School of Law
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Feb 2024 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2024
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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coaching psychology, self-coaching, self-awareness

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Investigating law schools in the UK and Australia as workplaces that support the wellbeing of law teachers

Rachael Field, Caroline Strevens, and Colin James, "Investigating Whether Law Schools in the UK and Australia Are Workplaces that Support the Wellbeing of Law Teachers," in Mental Health and Higher Education in Australia, ed. Abraham P. Francis and Margaret Anne Carter (Springer Link, 2022).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2024
Colin G. James, Caroline Strevens and Rachael Field
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University, Independent and Independent
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Towards Trauma-Informed Legal Practice: A Review

Colin James (2020): Towards trauma-informed legal practice: a review, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2020.1719377
Posted: 23 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2020
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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vicarious trauma, secondary trauma, burnout, compassion fatigue

Towards Trauma-Informed Legal Practice: A Review

Psychiatry, Psychology and Law https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13218719.2020.1719377 , ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 20.7
Posted: 01 May 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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burnout; indirect trauma; post-traumatic stress disorder; secondary trauma; self-care; stigma; supervision; trauma-informed; vicarious trauma; well-being

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The Ethics of Well-Being: Psychological Health As the Vanguard for Sociological Change

"Educating for Well-Being in Law: Positive Professional Identities and Practice", Caroline Strevens and Rachael Field (eds), Routledge 2020, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 21.9
Posted: 05 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2021
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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Fit Your Own Oxygen Mask First: The Contemporary Neoliberal University and the Well-Being of Legal Academics

Wellness for Law: Making Wellness Core Business (Eds. J.M. Marychurch & A. Sifris, LexisNexis), Forthcoming, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 19.26
Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2019
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University, Portsmouth Law School and Bond University - School of Law

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Did He Ever Hit You? Exploring the Attitudes of Lawyers in the Assessment of the Seriousness of Threats and Violent Histories in Domestic Violence Cases

30 Australian Journal of Family Law 206 (2016)
Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Colin G. James and Nicola M. Ross
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University and Newcastle Law School

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Ch. 8 - Resilient Lawyers: Maximising Well-Being in Legal Education and Practice

Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond - (Eds) Rachael Field, James Duffy and Colin James, Routledge, Emerging Legal Education (2016)
Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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resilience, legal practice, emotional intelligence, fitness, sleep, diet, mindfulness, ethics, professional identity

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The Culture of Pretence: A Hidden Barrier to Recognising, Disclosing and Ending Domestic Violence

Journal of Clinical Nursing (2016) 1-28 -10.1111/jocn.13501
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Lyn Francis, Deborah Loxton and Colin G. James
Griffith University - School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle - Priority Research Centre for Generational Health and Ageing and ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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Enhancing Emotional Competencies with Law Students

International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Vol 23, No 4 (2016)
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2016
Felicity Wardhaugh and Colin G. James
University of Newcastle (Australia) and ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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Did He Ever Hit You? Exploring the Attitudes of Lawyers in the Assessment of the Seriousness of Threats and Violent Histories in Domestic Violence Cases

Australian Journal of Family Law (2016)
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2019
Colin G. James and Nicola M. Ross
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University and Newcastle Law School

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Domestic Violence, Legal Practice, Lawyers, family law, criminal law

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Academic Integrity in Legal Education

Handbook of Academic Integrity (Springer 2016)
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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Legal education, Legal ethics, Professional identity, Integrity, Plagiarism, Cheating, Reputation

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Chapter A, Client Interviewing

Lawyers Practice Manual NSW, 2018
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2018
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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Legal practice, Interviewing, Hearing impaired, Deaf clients

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Resilient Lawyers: Maximising Well-Being in Legal Education and Practice

Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond (Routledge 2016)
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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Resilience, emotional intelligence, ethics, cognitive, physical well being, self-awareness, complexity, legal profession, legal education, law student

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Core Elements of Exemplary Academic Integrity Policy in Australian Higher Education

International Journal for Educational Integrity (2011) Vol.7, No.2, 3-12
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Independent, University of South Australia - UniSA Business School, Independent, ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University, Independent, Independent, Independent and Independent

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academic integrity, academic integrity policy, higher education

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'Teach Us How to Do it Properly!' An Australian Academic Integrity Student Survey

Studies in Higher Education, Volume 39, Issue 7, 2014
Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Independent, University of South Australia - UniSA Business School, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent and ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University

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academic integrity, policy, students, survey

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 9
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Man Up! Or Move on: How ‘Doing Law’ by ‘Doing Masculinity’ May Be Bad for Our Health (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
Colin G. James
ANU College of Law - School of Legal Practice. Australian National University
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