Carmit Fenton completed her LL.B (Cum Laude) at the Hebrew University Law School (1987) and her LL.M (Cum Laude) at the Law School combined with History studies (1994). She became member of the Israel Bar at 1988. During her professional career at the public service in various senior roles, she decided to focus on A.D.R. studies, including completion of courses on the subject at Harvard University Law School. She is also alumni of the Salzburg Seminar.
She has been lecturer at the Hebrew University Law School since 1998 and focuses on Mediation courses since 2000.
Carmit Fenton teaches and taught Mediation and Negotiation and State Audit Laws at the Law School, and Public Mediation at the Conflict research, Management and Resolution Program and the Public Policy second-degree program. Since 2000 she focuses on Mediation and Public Mediation, teaching and practicing as a Mediator.
She was also Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Israeli Mediators Association and member of the Mediation and ADR Committee and Institute of the Israel Bar, as well as member of the Ethics Revision Committee of the Bar and a member of the Public Commission for Protection of Privacy at the Ministry of Justice.
Carmit Fenton's areas of research are Alternative (or Appropriate) Dispute Resolution and Public Mediation.