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Eric is a lawyer, mediator and arbitrator with Stancer, Gossin, Rose LLP, as well as its managing partner. Eric was called to the Ontario Bar in 1977. He has incorporated a broad range of experiences into his practice, including Corporate and Commercial Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Family Law and Real Estate. This leads to his serving clients and providing advice in all aspects of their lives. The broad spectrum of his experience assists him in his mediation practice as well. Both as a mediator, chosen by counsel to assist in dispute resolution, and as a negotiator involved in resolving family and business disputes, he brings to the table a general understanding of the multidimensional aspect of a client’s personal and business needs
His negotiation skills and many years of completing complex transactions are value added services, which only a broad experience can provide. As a partner in the firm of Stancer, Gossin, Rose LLP, Eric has situated himself within the legal community to meet the varying needs of clients.
Updated qualifications – Professional Development courses/seminars
Certificate – Domestic Violence (2011)
Certificate program – Advanced A.D.R. – University of Windsor (1995)
ADR training with Dr. Howard Irving
Certificate program – A.D.R. – University of Windsor (1995)
Call to Bar, Province of Ontario – 1977
Bachelor of Laws ( L.L.B.) – Queen’s University
Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) – Queen’s University
Bachelor of Science ( B.Sc.) – University of Guelph
Mediation and Related Experience
Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators
Mediation of family law and commercial matters – private retainers since 1994
Former Roster Mediator – Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program
Business, family and estate conflict resolutions (e.g. family meetings, partnership dispute interventions)
Private Arbitrations including use of mediation/arbitration model
Guest seminar leader – mediation seminar, University of Toronto, School of Social Work
Former Member – panel of mediators for Fee Dispute Resolution, Canadian Bar Association
Member – Ontario Bar Association – A.D.R. section executive
Member – Ontario Bar Association – Family Law section
Past President and member of Board of Governors, Adath Israel Congregation.
Past President – Canadian Council of Conservative Synagogues.
Member – volunteer organizations as director and committee member
Participant in providing pro bono services to community
Participant as moot court judge at Osgoode Hall Law School.
In the News
Mental illness a unique challenge for mediation process – AdvocateDaily
Mediators need to become more aware of mental health issues so they can respond appropriately — and effectively help parties settle their disputes… Read more
Mediation enables ‘creative’ conflict resolution – AdvocateDaily
Legal dispute mediation begins with the premise that all conflicts can be resolved without resorting to costly court actions, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com… Read more
Wide legal interests boost Gossin’s mediation practice – AdvocateDaily
In the mid-1990s, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin was looking for a change. He co-founded his own small firm, almost two decades after his call to the bar in 1977, and was also interested in adding a new service to the practice… Read more.
Neuroscience knowledge boosts settlement chances – AdvocateDaily
All parties involved in alternative dispute resolution can benefit from understanding what is going on in the brain during settlement talks, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com… Read more