Interesting article about how establishing rapport with the Mediator may be to the detriment of the Parties. According to the article, several recent studies show the more time spent in caucus is associated with parties feeling better about the mediator but also with the parties feeling worse about their situation and the other party. https://lnkd.in/d_7yxsmContinue reading
Arbitration Best Practices
Last month I spoke at the ADR Institute of Ontario’s 2018 Professional Development Conference. I ran a workshop on how Mediation tools are essential to running an effective Arbitration. It was a very interactive session. Below is a list of best practices for running an effective Arbitration. I hope it will be helpful to otherContinue reading
Reappointment to Chair of the Complaints Resolution Council for Student Societies at University of Toronto
I am pleased to announce the University Affairs Board of the University of Toronto reappointed me as Chair of the Complaints Resolution Council for Student Societies, effective immediately until June 30, 2020. I am looking forward to serving in this role for two more years. https://lnkd.in/dxZnQMnContinue reading
Experienced Mediator Offers Highly Competitive Rate – $850 for Half Day Mediations
Experienced Mediator Offers Highly Competitive Rate – $850 for Half Day Mediations As an active mediator with about 2,000 mediations under my belt, I monitor the pulse of the industry and I’m keenly aware of the changes occurring in the marketplace. Clients are increasingly asking about the costs associated with their cases based on theirContinue reading
Does Your Mediator Have a 360-degree Perspective?
Does a mediator need subject matter expertise and a clear understanding of substantive issues to be effective and assist parties with settling a case? My take is a definite yes. A big part of an effective mediator’s role is to help parties see the strengths and weaknesses of their case and to predict what an outcomeContinue reading
Launch of my Mediation & Arbitration Practice noted in The Lawyer’s Daily
WSIB to abolish policy that slashed benefits for thousands
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Marshall Schnapp Launches Schnapp Mediation & Arbitration Marshall Schnapp has launched a new mediation and arbitration practice following a successful tenure at one of Toronto’s major alternative dispute resolution firms. With Schnapp Mediation & Arbitration, Marshall focuses his mediation practice on insurance, commercial and banking, and his arbitration practice on loss transfer, priority, banking andContinue reading