Areas of Practice:
Accident / Personal Injury, Arbitration, Civil, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Claims, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice
Prior to mediating, more than 20 years experience as a personal injury/insurance lawyer acting equally both for plaintiffs and insurers. Mediating since 1988, full time since 1994. Awarded Chartered Mediator (C.Med.) designation. One of the busiest mediators in my field in Ontario. I have also served as a deputy judge of the Ontario Small Claims Court and have lectured at numerous continuing legal education programs on various ADR related topics. I am a Past President of the IAM. I was awarded the Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in ADR in November 2016. I sit on the panel as an Arbitrator and Mediator for the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) dealing with disputes involving elite athletes and their associations. I am also an Adjunct Professor of ADR at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.
Personal Injury and Insurace related disputes including motor vehicle, malpractice, product liabilty and professional negligence
Osgoode Hall Law School – LL.B – 1973 Called to Bar of Ontario with Honours – 1975 Mediation training with Canadian Dispute Resolution Corp, CDR – Boulder Colorado, Harvard training Program, Advocates’ Society
2018 Spring Certificate of Attendance