How to find Online Dispute Resolution Professionals? Ask ADRIO

With #socialdistancing, resolving disputes online is more needed now than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges to how all kinds of disputes are tackled and resolved. If the rapidly unfolding developments over the past week are indicative of what is to come, particularly in terms of social distancing and shut down of most face-to-face

Resolving disputes online is more needed now than ever

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to how all kinds of disputes are tackled and resolved. If the rapid developments unfolding over this past week are indicative of what’s to come, particularly in terms of the continuous need for physical distancing, not only will existing disputes be left unresolved, new disputes are bound to


Dear ADRIO Member, The election of the Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020, during the Annual General Meeting. Please consider running for office or nominating other members. The deadline for nominations is Monday, April 20, 2020. To stand for office or nominate a candidate for the Board of Directors, members

You’re Invited: ADRIO Pub Night

Join us on March 12 for our Toronto Pub Night! Enjoy good company and good food while learning about ADRIO membership, services and what we have planned for 2020. Those in attendance will hear from ADRIO Board Directors, Treena Reilkoff and Jennifer Webster on their membership experience. Free Entry | Free Parking | Free Food

ADRIO Member Appreciation Dinner (Photo Gallery)

On December 5, 2019, ADRIO Staff, Board Directors, and Members gathered to celebrate and honour our President’s Circle Members, and ADRIO STAR Award Recipients. It was a fun and meaningful night of dinner, drinks and networking, with powerful and deeply inspirational speeches by Colm Brannigan and Robyn Jacobson. To view the list of 2018 and

ADR Update Fall 2019

We are excited to share with you the Fall 2019 edition of ADR Update. This issue features a new section with important content for and by ADR Students, Professors and New ADR Practitioners. You will find thought-provoking articles on construction adjudication; med-arb; technology and diversity; nurturing student confidence and competency in ADR skills; indigenous legal

A Recent Opinion Piece in The Globe and Mail

“The legal industry needs to understand the truth of Canada’s Indigenous history if we truly want to move forward” – A recent opinion piece in The Globe and Mail by Senator Murray Sinclair: Senator Murray Sinclair serves as Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and served the justice system in Manitoba

ADR Student Interviews

As part of ADR Student Awareness Week at ADRIO, we interviewed some students in the ADR and Paralegal Program at Humber, Durham and Seneca College. We asked questions about the challenges, rewards and overall experience of being an ADR Student in Ontario. This post is a compilation of their responses, which are all at once