Pleased to Announce….
201707.13
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Pleased to Announce….

I am pleased and proud to announce that I have been granted certification as a Certified Specialist in Mediation by the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario.   I am glad to be a member of the FDRIO organization which is working hard to promote excellence and accountability in family mediation. I am trained as…

Beard Winter LLP: Here I Am!
201608.22
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Beard Winter LLP: Here I Am!

I have arrived. A new building. A new office. A new parking lot. A new document management system. Even a new iPhone. My new mantra is change is good. If I say it enough times, it becomes the truth, right? My last day at Basman Smith LLP was Friday, August 12, 2016. Then I took…

Helping Families Craft Lasting Solutions as a Certified Family Mediator
201604.19
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Helping Families Craft Lasting Solutions as a Certified Family Mediator

Getting into Family Law and Helping Families I have obtained my mediation accreditation from the Ontario Association for Family Mediation.  I am now a certified comprehensive family mediator.  I can mediate any family law issues, including all property, support and parenting matters. In a nutshell, mediation is a voluntary process where both sides (and their counsel, if represented) work…

Family Court is Open to the Public
201602.08
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Family Court is Open to the Public

Canadian Family Court for the Public In Canada, we have an open court system. That is probably obvious from the daily bombardment of information coming out of two sensational Ontario court cases presently under way: the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial and the trial of Tim Bosma’s alleged killers. People might know that criminal proceedings…