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Mediation is a voluntary process of cooperative problem solving in which a neutral third party, with special training and skills, helps individuals to work out mutually acceptable solutions to their disputes.




I have been a full-time mediator and arbitrator for over 16 years and hold the designations of Chartered Mediator and Chartered Arbitrator through the ADR Institute of Canada.  I was also one of the first Canadian mediators to be certified by the International Mediation Institute at the Hague, an organization focused on the development of international standards for commercial mediators.
My approach to dispute resolution includes:

  • A focus on the practical resolution of disputes from the client's perspective.
  • An understanding that participants need results for their time and effort spent in mediation.
  • Impartial techniques that help to make the participants feel comfortable with the process and outcome.
  • An ability to work effectively with counsel to help them resolve the dispute for their clients. 
  • Knowledge of the substantive legal issues involved in the process. 


Education:

LL.M. (ADR) Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
LL.B. Queen's University Faculty of Law
M.A. McMaster University
B.A. University of Toronto.

As part of my ongoing commitment to mediation, I teach an upper level course in Alternative Dispute Resolution to law students at Queen's University Faculty of Law and a commercial ADR course to prospective dispute resolution practitioners at Humber College.

I write extensively on ADR topics and am a regular presenter and participant in professional development and continuing education programs. 

I am a member of various professional groups including the ADR Institute of Ontario and Canada, the Section of Dispute Resolution of the American Bar Association, and the Canadian Condominium Institute.



Contact Information


  • Mailing Address:  2 County Court Blvd., Suite 400, Brampton, Ontario L6W 3W8
  • Email: Click Here
  • Tel: 905-840-9882 o416-460-6841 
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