To book Jamie
Jamie offers exceptional skills as a mediator developed over more than 25 years managing complex commercial and insurance litigation. Jamie’s litigation experience and his former role as General Counsel of a national law firm make him an exceptionally versatile mediator.
Jamie practiced at a national law firm, both as a litigation partner and as General Counsel, the first such appointment at a Canadian law firm. As a result, Jamie has unique insight as a mediator in accommodating and reconciling opposing views.
Jamie founded and led the Canadian Association of Law Firm Risk Management and participated as a panelist in risk management seminars, including the Canadian Bar Association Law Leadership Conference.
Jamie has authored seminars on mediation ethics and mediation best practices that have been accredited by the Law Society of Ontario for mandatory CPD professionalism credits and has presented those seminars to dozens of leading law firms.
Jamie received his B.A.(Hons.) from Queen’s University in 1977, his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1980 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1982. Jamie is the former Chair of the Canadian Lawyers’ Subcommittee of DRI’s Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee and a former member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of Osgoode Hall Law School. Jamie also served as a member of the Executive of both the Canadian Bar Association National ADR Section and Ontario Bar Association ADR Section.
Jamie offers his mediation services throughout Ontario and Atlantic Canada.