Mediation

Mediation the key to uncovering future working relationships

Mediation can uncover opportunities for a continued working relationship in employer-employee disputes, says Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose. 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

Family business disputes among toughest to mediate: Gossin

Early mediation can help family business owners get to the root of problems before they spiral out of control, says Toronto mediator Eric Gossin. 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

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

Ounce of prevention could curtail complaints against lawyers

Increased mandatory programming to address better client communication and file management could seriously trim complaints to the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) against lawyers and paralegals, says Toronto mediator Bernard Morrow . Read more

How to effectively prepare for an employment mediation

Parties can lay the groundwork for successful mediation by communicating rationally and reasonably from the outset, according to Toronto employment law mediators Barry B. Fisher and Peter Israel. 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

Workplace investigation, mediation roles are apples and oranges

Organizations faced with workplace conflicts may be required to call in an independent investigator to uncover the root cause of the issues and make recommendations but they shouldn’t, as a general rule, retain the same person to mediate, says Toronto mediator Bernard Morrow. Read more

Expertise should not trump skill in mediator selection

When trying to find the right person for the job, mediation skills are much more important than subject-matter expertise, says Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin. Read more

Mediation underused for settling temporary issues in divorce

Mediation is underrated as a technique for resolving temporary or interim issues between splitting couples, says Toronto family lawyer Steven Benmor. Read more

OCA decision may mean more work for lawyers: Romero

Personal injury lawyers may have to change how they present cases that seek damages for motor vehicle accidents following a recent ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA), says Toronto mediator Victoria Romero. 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