ADRIC Med-Arb Workshop (April 2024)

Med-Arb Workshop (Presented Online)

Med-Arb is becoming an increasingly popular way to resolve disputes. It can be designed to resolve most disputes occurring in everyday personal and commercial matters efficiently, effectively and fairly. It can be used to resolve disputes involving both lower and higher monetary amounts and disputes where relationships are of lesser or greater importance, such as family disputes, commercial disputes, partnership disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, condominium disputes, and many others.

This med-arb workshop, delivered by Colm Brannigan, Richard Moore and Marc Bhalla – all highly experienced dispute resolution professionals with 8 chartered ADRIC designations between them –  is an intensive three-day practical immersion in the knowledge and competencies required to run a fair, effective and efficient med-arb process.

Topics covered include: an overview of the med-arb process, the benefits, and challenges of the process, standards of conduct and ethical issues related to the process, the negotiation and drafting of the med-arb agreement, developing a reflective practice, transitioning from mediation to arbitration, how arbitrators make decisions, award writing, and practical professional considerations for the med-arbitrator.

The workshop will take place in a positive and supportive learning environment using interactive adult teaching methods. All participants will be given opportunities to practice as a med-arbitrator at various stages throughout the med-arb process. Teaching methodologies include short lectures, case studies, demonstrations, small group discussions, interactive exercises, and role plays followed by constructive feedback.

This unique program will fulfill the education requirements for the ADRIC C.Med-Arb designation


Colm Brannigan, LL.M (ADR), C. Med, C. Arb, C. Med-Arb, IMI Cert, FCI Arb

Richard Moore, LLB., C. Arb., C. Med., C. Med-Arb

Marc Bhalla, LL.M. (DR), C. Med, C.  Arb

Format: This workshop will be presented online, through Zoom.

Language: This workshop will be presented in English

Required equipment:  Attendees need a computer, tablet or phone with audio and video capabilities, along with an internet connection.

Who should take this workshop? The workshop will be of interest to practitioners with a wide variety of subject matter expertise including mediators, lawyers, paralegals, arbitrators, tribunal members and those supporting them, internal conflict management program participants, and anyone wanting to seriously enhance their conflict management and med-arb knowledge and skills.

Pre-requisites: Participants should have some training and experience in mediation and/or arbitration prior to taking this workshop.

Professional Development Accreditation:

Next session:

Day 1:  Tuesday, April 9, 2024                      Noon to 6:00 pm ET

Day 2:  Wednesday, April 10, 2024            Noon to 6:00 pm ET

Day 3:  Thursday, April 11, 2024                  Noon to 5:00 pm ET


Registration Rates:
ADRIC Members: $2,000*
Non-members: $2,250*
*applicable taxes extra

We reserve the right to cancel the session if minimum registration numbers are not met and would notify registrants one week prior to the course start date.

Deadline to register:  the Thursday prior at 11:59pm ET

CANCELLATION POLICY:  If you must cancel, notice must be received in writing.  All refund requests received up to one week prior to the first day of the workshop will receive a refund less a 5% administrative fee. Notice must be received NO LATER THAN 11:59pm ET THREE DAYS PRIOR to the first day of the workshop to receive a refund less a 25% administrative fee unless we are able to find a replacement for your spot, in which case you will receive a refund less 10% admin fee.  No refunds available after that point.

4/9/2024 12:00 PM - 4/11/2024 5:00 PM

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