Jurist-in-residence Me. Morton Minc welcomes Judge Handman, formerly at the Court of Quebec, to discuss the importance of mediation.
Hosted by Judge Minc, this event features:
- The traditional approach to conflict
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms
- The history of mediation and its advantages
- A mock disagreement and mediation
- The first mediation at the Quebec Labour Court
- Involved parties’ needs and interests
Judge Suzanne Handman obtained a law degree at the Université de Montréal and practiced in the field of labour law at Trudel Avocats. She was appointed as Vice Chair to the Canada Labour Relations Board (1994) and then to the Quebec Labour Court (2000) and subsequently was transferred to the Court of Quebec (2005). She presided over trials and also presided, as a mediator, in cases at the Labour Board, the Labour Court and the Court of Quebec.
She currently acts as a mediator in private practice and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Conference on Mediation for Justice as well as the Board of Directors of Justice de Proximité de Grand Montréal. She has provided training for mediators since 2002 and has given presentations on the subject of mediation at international conferences as well as at conferences in Montreal since 2005.
Free and open to everyone. Register here.