ADR

How to communicate the ADR way

Most disputes are best resolved through some form of ADR — either alternative or appropriate dispute resolution, Toronto arbitrator Marvin Huberman writes in the summer edition of the ADR Institute of Ontario’s newsletter. Read more

Points to consider in selecting a suitable mediator

People who choose to resolve disputes through alternative dispute resolution (ADR) should opt for a mediator who has proficiency in the field, says Brampton civil litigator Edwin Upenieks. Read more

ADR mitigates risk, enables custom resolutions: Upenieks

Relying on mediation to solve disputes rather than litigating in court can save time, money and relationships, says Brampton civil litigator Edwin Upenieks. Read more

Top 10 tips on how to prepare for mediation: Fisher

People entering mediation after their job has been terminated can improve their chances of success if they bring proper documentation and the right mindset to the process, says Toronto employment lawyer and mediator Barry Fisher. Read more

Rose launches virtual, flexible ADR practice

Toronto mediator and lawyer Mitchell Rose is launching a one-stop-shop for mediation and settlement counsel services — under the banners of Rose Dispute Resolution and Mitchell Rose Law — to provide effective, adaptable and creative legal solutions. Read more

Recreational cannabis opens whole new legal can of worms

Legalizing recreational cannabis has created a growing list of legal headaches, Toronto arbitrator Marvin Huberman tells Caregiver Solutions magazine. Read more

More couples resolving family law matters through ADR

A downward trajectory in the total number of family law cases in Canadian courts shows that more people are opting for alternative dispute resolution, says Toronto family lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx. Read more

Gossin starts new chapter at Devry Smith Frank

The latest chapter in the storied career of Toronto mediator Eric Gossin begins today when he joins Devry Smith Frank LLP. Read more

AI has a place in ADR: Huberman

Artificial intelligence (AI) won’t completely replace humans in alternative dispute resolution, Toronto commercial arbitrator Marvin Huberman tells Law Times . Read more

Complexity of construction disputes makes them perfect for ADR

The complexity of construction disputes makes them prime candidates for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods, says Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Marvin Huberman. Read more

Mediation is affordable, timely alternative in family law

Mediation is one of the best ways to provide access to justice in an affordable and timely way — especially in family law cases, says Toronto arbitrator and mediator Victoria Romero. Read more

Calculating bonuses in mediation is tricky business: Fisher

Setting a value for bonuses or potential future income during mediation in a dismissal case can be tricky for mediators, but there are a few templates available to make the process manageable, says Toronto employment mediator and arbitrator Barry B. Fisher. Read more

Family law alternatives to litigation — part 2

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Toronto family lawyer Julia Tremain explores various litigation alternatives to resolve family law disputes. Read more

Emotional intelligence a valuable commodity for mediators

Mediators have to be adept in soft skills to identify and break down the causes of an impasse between opposing sides, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more