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Michael Walter

Mediator
201 City Centre Drive
Suite 300
Mississauga, ON   L5B 2T4

(905) 270-3600
(905) 897-1517 (fax)
michael@michaelwalter.ca
www.michaelwalter.ca
Degrees/Designations - B.A., LL.B.
Practice Areas - Business/Commercial, Employment, Human Rights, Insurance and Personal Injury
OMMP Roster Mediator - Toronto
Practice Description - My mediation practice focuses on the following types of cases:

Personal Injury - including Motor Vehicle Accidents, Accident Benefits, Occupier's Liability, Product Liability

Employment law - including Wrongful Dismissal and Human Rights matters

Insurance - including Long Term Disability, Life, Property, Fire, Marine, and Transportation claims

Professional Negligence - including claims against Real Estate Agents, Insurance Agents, Lawyers, Dentists, Engineers

Commercial Litigation - including Debt Collection, Business Disputes
Background - I have Mediated for the past 4 years and I have practised litigation for 25 years (both plaintiff and defence) in the areas of: personal injury, wrongful dismissal, insurance claims (disability, life, transportation, property), professional negligence and commercial litigation. This broad spectrum of litigation experience has prepared me well to understand the issues and the challenges in reaching a settlement of a case.

Mediation Training/Certificates:
Advanced ADR - University of Windsor (Stitt Feld Handy)(2014)
ADR - University of Windsor (Stitt Feld Handy)(2013)

Called to the Ontario Bar: 1994

Education:
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) - University of Toronto (1992)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - University of Saskatchewan (1988)
Fees - My rates are: $1,600.00 plus disbursements and HST for a half-day mediation and $2,800.00 plus disbursements and HST for a full day mediation including preparation and travel within the GTA, Hamilton and Kitchener/Waterloo. I can conduct mediations at an agreed location, including your offices. I also offer a limited number of half-day mediations at roster rates for mandatory mediations, upon request.