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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 ... Read more

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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

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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 ... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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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. Clients need ... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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When settling your case is the best option

While it may be tempting to have your ‘day in court,’ there are several key reasons why you should consider settling over litigating, including changing the ... Read more

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Siegel to share insights on ethical issues in arbitration

Toronto family lawyer  Brahm Siegel  will speak about ethical issues in family arbitration at the upcoming Osgoode Professional Development forum on Effective ... Read more

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You’ve picked an arbitrator, now what?

After an arbitrator has been selected to lead an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process, both sides have to be ready to work with that person to get the issue settled ... Read more

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Marchetti: collaborative approach gives parties more control

Toronto family lawyer Christine Marchetti says her long-standing interest in non-litigation-based approaches was the impetus behind her recent collaborative training. ... Read more

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Settlement not the sole indicator of a successful mediation

Cooling-off periods and interim agreements can help parties consolidate gains made in mediation, even if the session did not result in a settlement, Toronto mediator  Bernard ... Read more

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Rose creates CPD program to address mediation advocacy

Inspired by his passion for writing and speaking on the topic of mediation advocacy, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose has created an innovative and ... Read more

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New centre dealing with cannabis-related disputes

The recently launched Canadian Cannabis Dispute Resolution Centre  is an "excellent way" to confidentially resolve disputes involving cannabis without attracting the ... Read more

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Internal war at Court of Appeal breeds termination clause uncertainty

Two warring interpretive approaches to employment contracts are driving an inconsistency in the treatment of termination clauses by the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA), Toronto ... Read more

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Arbitration helps level the playing field: Romero

Using arbitration to resolve disputes — whether among individuals or nations — is an important way to ensure issues are handled efficiently, fairly and quickly, says ... Read more

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Benefits to hiring an out-of-town mediator: Rose

Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose regularly travels throughout Southern Ontario to provide cost-effective mediation services, and says there are advantages ... Read more

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Tailor ADR clauses to match needs of parties to commercial contracts

In the final instalment of  a two-part  series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin offers guidance on how to craft effective ADR ... Read more

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Family-run companies can be crippled by old conflicts

Personal histories add layers to legal disputes in family-run businesses, Toronto mediator  Bernard Morrow  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . The Globe and Mail ... Read more

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After-hours mediation provides fewer distractions, more flexibility

If mediation is touted as a fast, effective and creative alternative to litigation, it shouldn’t continue to be confined to court hours, Toronto mediator and ... Read more

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Arbitration underutilized in employment law: Rudner

Arbitration gives the parties to an employment dispute the chance to create their own specialized court, employment lawyer, mediator and arbitrator  Stuart Rudner ... Read more

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