Since his retirement, Philip Marcus has become a consultant and lecturer. Because of his vast experience in all areas of family law and the foundations of law, he is invited to speak at various forums in Israel and overseas.
Philip Marcus has written a series of articles and position papers about proposed changes to family law in Israel. His articles are widely published and his expertise is appreciated by legislators – he was invited to appear before a joint meeting of the Committee for Children’s Rights and the Committee on the Status of Women in the Knesset.
Philip Marcus lectures for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to senior representatives from many countries about the Israeli judiciary’s unique approaches to domestic violence, surrogacy, trafficking, etc. He also gives workshops to students, psychotherapists, family counsellors and community groups on various topics including:
- Law & Families: Legal Issues in Israel
- International Comparative Family Law
- Professional Ethics
- Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
- Defending Israel
- Concepts of Rights and Gratitude
Judge Philip Marcus is offering a training course on setting up a Unified Family Court, presenting a model based on the Israeli Family Court that is adaptable to the needs, legal culture and resources available in any country. An outline of the course is attached here.