Ontario Arbitrator Training Course

Consider taking the next Ontario Arbitrator training course to be offered next in Toronto the week of June 17, 2013 and the week of October 28, 2013. This course trains non-labour arbitrators. You will learn how to be an Arbitrator and how to market your services too. Graduates receive an Arbitration Certificate from the ADR Institute of Ontario. This program has also been accredited in Ontario by the Law Society for 3 hours toward the annual Professionalism Requirement for lawyers who take the course.

Murray Miskin Arbitration Services

  Murray Miskin is one of Canada’s most well known domestic and international arbitrators. He graduated Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto in 1979 and has been a practicing lawyer in Ontario, Canada since 1981 working mainly in civil litigation.  He became actively involved in conflict resolution through arbitration as a lawyer soon after his
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Ontario Arbitration Course Outline

    The last Arbitration course was the week of June 16, 2016. The next one will be the week of October 16, 2017.  Registration is about to close with a cut off at 30 students. The course outline below is from the 2016 class and will be updated. The major change for 2017 is that the Mock
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What is ADR? Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (A.D.R.) can save time and money in resolving disputes in a better way. Mediation gives a “win win” compromise result acceptable to all sides in a dispute. Arbitration like court has winners and losers in the end. Arbitration can proceed faster than court using a private (and confidential) process which the parties to a dispute can design to suit their situation. We provide both Mediation and Arbitration services

New Family Law Arbitration Course

  Family Law disputes are moving from the courts to private resolution. Family law mediation has been popular for many years and is very effective but not always. The trend is towards arbitration instead of court in family law and now it is often integrated with mediation in a Med/Arb process.   This is a
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New “Q Arb” Designation from ADR Institute for Qualified Arbitrators

<img src=”https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=vBCDf1a8Md00Wx” style=”display:none” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” /> The ADR Institute of Canada has obtained national trade mark protection for the new designation “Q. Arb” to recognize qualified arbitrators. In French it is “Arb. B” for Arbitre Brevete/Arbitre Brevetee.  This will allow persons who are institute members to note their recognized qualification on business cards, stationery,
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Canadian ADR Pioneer Claude Thomson

With great sadness we learned of the passing on November 24, 2010 of Claude R. Thomson, age 77, who was a pioneer in Alternative Dispute Resolution.  Claude was President of the Canadian Bar Association 1984-85 and also served as President of the International Bar Association from 1993 to 1994. In 1985 he was awarded the
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Ontario Condominium Mediation and Arbitration

In Ontario condominium disputes there is mandatory mediation and when it fails the next step is mandatory arbitration. In this article reprinted from The Lawyers Weekly, Murray Miskin discusses the costs of proceedings and encourages parties to do their best to settle at mediation.

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