Mitchell Rose is a Toronto Mediator, Lawyer and Settlement Counsel (Dispute Resolution Lawyer) with Stancer, Gossin, Rose LLP (“SGR”). His practice is focused on employment, business and neighbour disputes – along with other types of civil matters.
He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995, and joined SGR in 1999.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Osgoode Hall Law School (1993)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A. (Hons.)): Specialized Honours in Psychology, York University (1990)
Chartered Mediator (C. Med), ADR Institute of Canada (2015)
Fellow, International Academy of Mediators (2015)
Qualified Mediator (Q. Med), ADR Institute of Canada (2012)
Mediation Training / Certificates:
Mediating Disputes, Harvard Law School (2012)
Advanced ADR Workshop, University of Windsor / Stitt, Feld, Handy (2005)
ADR Workshop, University of Windsor / Stitt, Feld, Handy (2004)
Conflict Management Coaching Workshop, Cinergy (2014)
Professional & Community Activities:
Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators.
Member of the Ontario Bar Association ADR Section Executive, and CPD Liaison.
Member of the Board of Directors of the ADR Institute of Ontario, 2016-2018.
Co-chair of “Successful Settlements: Strategies and Tactics for Civil Litigators” for Osgoode Professional Development, held on March 24, 2017.
Co-chair and presenter at “Alternative Dispute Resolution – Improve your Cultural Competency in Alternative Dispute Resolution” for the Ontario Bar Associations, held on February 8, 2017.
Chair of “Joint Sessions and Opening Statements in Mediation of Civil Disputes” for the Ontario Bar Associations, held on June 7, 2016.
Co-chair and presenter at “Successful Settlements: Strategies and Tactics for Civil Litigators” for Osgoode Professional Development, held on November 26, 2015.
Presenter-Speaker at seminars / classes for the Ontario Bar Association, Toronto Lawyers Association, the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario and Queen’s University Faculty of Law.
Writer on employment law and ADR-related topics with articles appearing in Canadian Lawyer, JUST., The Lawyers’ Daily, the Alternative Dispute Resolution section of OBA.org, The Advocates’ Quarterly and ADR Update.
Volunteer Mediation Coach at Toronto Small Claims Court for students in Osgoode Hall Law School’s “Theory and Practice of Mediation” course, 2014-
Moot Court judge for Osgoode Hall Law School, 1999-2014.
Member of the Labour and Employment Section of the Ontario Bar Association.
Member of the American Bar Association.
Provider of pro bono employment law assistance to community agencies, including Woman ACT.
Fellow of the Institution of Dispute Resolution Practitioners.
How To Sabotage a Mediation: An Impractical Guide for Lawyers (Canadian Lawyer)
The Art of Litigating Clearly (Canadian Lawyer)
Mediation Confidential (JUST.)
With half-day mediations, less is not always more (The Lawyer’s Daily formerly The Lawyers Weekly)
Understanding the emotional toll of termination (The Lawyer’s Daily formerly The Lawyers Weekly)
Gambling on Litigation (The Lawyer’s Daily formerly The Lawyers Weekly)
The Stoic Lawyer – Just What the Emperor Ordered (Canadian Lawyer)
In the News:
Tag team in this corner can fight or settle – The Lawyer’s Daily formerly The Lawyers Weekly
Leaving on good terms – In-House Counsel
Family feuds: business – AdvocateDaily
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