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I was recently told by a client that her lawyer discouraged her from trying mediation, claiming it is too “touchy-feely”. This rant is for that lawyer…. Continue Reading What is mediation?: rantings from a family mediator
Family arbitration is a very different process from mediation, and yet they are often confused. Arbitration is a process whereby… Continue Reading Family Arbitration: Exploring Your Options in Dispute Resolution
The theme for FDRWeek this year was “FDRevolution”, highlighting the emerging revolutionary changes and innovative techniques, products, services and complexities… Continue Reading Access To Justice : Community Realities
As a mediator, mediation and negotiation trainer, and provider of court-connected dispute resolution services, issues of professionalism and professional ethics… Continue Reading Professionalism in an Adversarial Legal World
FDRIO’s recent Unconference on May 4th introduced legal professionals to the perspective of LGBTQ+ parents in family law. Guest speakers… Continue Reading Transforming Family Law: Legal Education and Transgender Parents
On January 29, 2016, I went ‘live on-air’ on Voces Latinas, a Spanish radio talk show in Toronto to talk… Continue Reading Mediate 393 on “Voces Latinas” Radio in Toronto