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Colm Brannigan – Chartered Mediator and Chartered Arbitrator MEDIATION | ARBITRATION | TRAINING | CONSULTING   Conflict is all around us and is often difficult to work through.


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Colleagues and Associates

Colleagues and Associates Placet Dispute Resolution


Condominium Dispute Resolution

Condominium Dispute Resolution

Resolving Condominium Disputes In the everyday operation of condominiums, the most common disputes tend to be between the unit owner and the condominium corporation and the usual method for resolvi


Municipal ADR

Municipal ADR

Going to court or the Ontario Municipal Board is the first response by most lawyers and Council members to disputes involving municipalities in Ontario. But since 90% of court cases settle without


Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Dispute Resolution   Even with widespread acceptance in general civil litigation, using Alternative Dispute Resolution processes, especially mediation and arbitration, to resolve r


Commercial

Commercial

Resolving Commercial Disputes Conflicts and disputes are part of every day business life.  The Chinese character for conflict means both "danger" and "opportunity".  How y


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The Value of Mediation to Our ClientsOnline Dispute Resolution Mediation in Municipal Disputes Picking your Mediator  Getting to Yes Is it "The Price is Right" or Does it


Family Mediation

What is Family Mediation?

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, agreements. The med


Condominium Mediation

Condominium Mediation

Condominiums are communities and people have no option but to learn to live together. Dealing successfully with disputes contributes to the overall community. Mediation is especially appropriate for


Condominium Arbitration

Condominium Arbitration

Arbitration is the other alternative dispute resolution process required under the Condominium Act.  Arbitration is different from mediation as it is an adjudicative dispute resolution procedure in w


Checklist for Mediation

Checklist for Mediation

"When you're at the edge of a cliff, sometimes progress is a step backwards." Anonymous This checklist can be used as a tool in advising a client about the option of mediation as a p


FAQs and Concerns

FAQ AND CONCERNS ABOUT FAMILY MEDIATION

"Don't fight forces; Use them."                                                                               


FAQ for Separating Parents

FAQ For Separating Parents

"My interest is in the future because I'm going to be spending the rest of my life there." Charles Kettering Introduction How can we work together? Why should we cooperate when we do no


Is Family Mediation for Us?

Is Family Mediation for Us?

Separation is a time of great change for families. Plans for the children, division of property and financial arrangements all have to be worked out during a time of great emotional upheaval. These ch


Client Expectations

CLIENT (MIS)EXPECTATIONS OF FAMILY MEDIATION

CLIENT (MIS)EXPECTATIONS OF FAMILY MEDIATION "Take your life into your own hands, and what happens. A terrible thing, no-one to blame." Erica Jong • "One meeting will be all it sh


Family Mediation Checklist

IS FAMILY MEDIATION FOR US?

Mediation works well for most couples going through separation or divorce. While cooperative couples tend to choose mediation more readily, those with high levels of conflict should also consider tryi


Technology

Technology

Mediation in Technology Disputes Windows of opportunity exist for only a brief moment in time, you have to have vision in order to spot them, and take advantage of them. John Sculley Mediation c


Estates

Estates

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Small Business

Small Business

          Why You Should Mediate Business Disputes   Conflicts and disputes are part of every day business life.  The Chinese character for c


Online Dispute Resolution

Online Dispute Resolution

Online Dispute Resolution Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) provides great opportunities to participants in a variety of disputes. ODR processes can be used to resolve both busines


The Overweight Pet

The Overweight Pet

Case Studies The Overweight Pet


Arbitration Fees and Costs

Arbitration Costs

  Arbitration costs are made up of the arbitrator's fees, the costs of facilities to hold the arbitration plus your lawyer's fees and other expenses. The costs of the location to hold the medi


What is ADR

What is ADR?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) As the costs of litigation have increased dramatically over the last ten years and the traditional legal system has become overloaded, leading to lo


Negotiation

Negotiation

"Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way." Daniele Vare Negotiation is something we all do on a daily basis. It is a voluntary and usually informal process in which parti


Mediation

Mediation

"An ounce of mediation is worth a pound of arbitration and a ton of litigation!" Joseph Grynbaum What Is Mediation? Mediation is a voluntary process of cooperative problem solving in whi


Arbitration

Arbitration

Arbitration is a private dispute resolution process where disputing parties agree that one or several individuals can make a decision about the dispute after receiving evidence and hearing arguments.


Selecting the Right Process

Selecting the Right Process

How To Select The Appropriate Dispute Resolution Method: Litigation, Arbitration OR Mediation "Traditional litigation is a mistake that must be corrected... For some disputes trials will be th


Lawyer's Role in Mediation

Lawyer's Role in Mediation

"If you don't know where you're going, you'll end up somewhere else" Yogi Berra INTRODUCTION Clients going into the mediation process both need, and expect, their lawyer t


Municipal ADR Articles

Municipal World - ADR Part 1 - Process with Promise

Municipal World- ADR Part 1 - Process with Promise


Municipal ADR Articles

Municipal World - ADR Part 2 - What's it all about?

Municipal World - ADR Part 2 - What's it all about?


Municipal ADR Articles

Municipal World - ADR Part 3 - Resolving Municipal Conflict

Municipal World - ADR Part 3 - Resolving Municipal Conflict


Newsletter - Archive

Archive

The Value of Mediation to Our ClientsOnline Dispute Resolution Mediation in Municipal Disputes Picking your Mediator  Getting to Yes Is it "The Price is Right" or Does it Really Matter? M


Newsletter - Current

Current

Winter 2016 - Why Should You Mediate July  2015 - Pre-law Suit or Early Mediation February 2015 - The Benefits of Mediation Redux December 2014 - Consider Mediation as a Risk Manage


Colin Rule - ODR for Business

Colin Rule - ODR for Business

Book Review of Colin Rule - ODR for Business - ACResolution - 2003


Katsh & Rifkin

Katsh & Rifkin - ODR

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Julia Hornie - Crossborder Internet Dispute Resolution

Julia Hornie - Crossborder Internet Dispute Resolution

Book Review of Julia Hornie - Crossborder Internet Dispute Resolution