Miss Samantha Kontra

Associate Lecturer

College of Business, Government and Law

place Law & Commerce (2.30)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Samantha is the Director of First Year Studies for Flinders Lawl (from 1 July 2016). As part of this role she coordinates the New in Law Orientation and Peer Mentoring Program.

Samantha is also the Topic Coordinator for Legal Research and Writing, and Torts 1, and also teaches in Torts 2.

Samantha has experience teaching in topics including: Legal Research and Writing, Criminal Law and Legal Method, Issues in Criminal Law, Torts 1, Torts 2, and Property Equity and Trusts, and Dispute Management. She has also been involved in the Criminal Practice and Advocacy PLT course and has been a sessional marker in Family Law, and Civil Litigation. Samantha has additionally taught in the School of Nursing and Midwifery in Law and Ethics Applied to Nursing.

Samantha is currently a part-time PhD candidate studying legal negotiation and legal education.


Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Hons) (Flinders)

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) (Flinders)

PhD Candidate (Flinders)

Honours, awards and grants

College of Business, Government and Law Vice-President and Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018): For sustained improvement of the New in Law to enhance mentor wellbeing and mentee connectedness; and to inspire students to develop practical legal skills.

Teaching interests
  • First Year
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Criminal Law
  • Torts
  • Property Equity and Trusts
  • Dispute Management
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Law and Ethics Applied to Nursing
Topic coordinator
LLAW1211 Legal Research and Writing
LLAW1223 Torts 1
LLAW1312 Essential Legal Skills
LLAW9601 The Australian Legal System
LLAW9602 Legal Analysis and Problem Solving
LLAW2211 Torts 2 [Interviewing]
LLAW2311 Torts
Topic lecturer
LLAW1223 Torts 1
LLAW2211 Torts 2
LLAW1312 Essential Legal Skills

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