Michael was called to the British Columbia bar in 1981 and practices as a mediator and arbitrator in civil, estate and family law mediation and arbitration. He has been a mediator since 1997. Based in Penticton, he works primarily in the southern BC interior region including the Thompson-Okanagan and Kootenays, but is happy to travel elsewhere in BC where his services are sought. He is a Law Society Certified Family Law Mediator and Family Law Arbitrator and holds the designations of FCIArb, C. Med., Q. Arb., and C.Fam.Arb. He is a member of the Mediate BC Family Roster and Med/Arb roster and ADRBC Civil Roster and acts as a mediator for the Law Society in fee disputes between lawyers and clients. He is also appointed by the government of BC as a Tribunal Member on the Civil Resolution Tribunal of BC. Michael is a Bencher of the Law Society of BC, and is immediate Past President of both the BC Branch of the CBA and the ADR Institute of BC. He writes regularly for the Advocate, a legal magazine in BC, both legal articles and as its wine columnist, and has also published several articles in BarTalk magazine and the Canadian Arbitration & Mediation Journal. He is periodically asked to talk on ADR, legal and wine-related topics for various legal groups and at continuing legal education programs.

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Adjudication, Arbitration, Commercial Mediation, Domestic Arbitration, Family Arbitration/Mediation, Med / Arb, Mediation
English
Mott Welsh & Associates
Partner
Penticton
British Columbia
001-250-492-2425
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