Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

  • 2007 - Present Marvin J.
    Barrister, Mediator, Arbitrator

  • 2005 - 2007 Teplitsky, Colson, Barristers
    Senior Litigation Counsel

  • 2002 - 2005 Ogilvy Renault, LLP
    Senior Counsel, Litigation Group

  • 1999 - 2001 Independent Senior Litigation Counsel
    Major associations with Lafleur Brown LLP, and Bakerlaw

  • 1988 - 1999 Morris Rose Ledgett, Barristers & Solicitors
    Partner

  • 1983 - 1988 Huberman, Cristall & Hutchinson, Barristers & Solicitors  (Vancouver)
    Associate, Litigation Group

  • 1982 Federal Department of Justice, Province of British Columbia
    Articling Student

Education and Affiliations

  • Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, LL.M., Alternative Dispute Resolution (1997)
  • University of Toronto (Arbitration Certification 1996)
  • Harvard Law School (Mediation Certification 1994)
  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, LL.B. (1982)
  • Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
  • Former Vice-Chair of the Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal
  • Instructor at Intensive Trial Advocacy Course, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Instructor at Law Society of Upper Canada, Civil Litigation and Advocacy, Bar Admission Course
  • Speaker at numerous conferences on current and evolving legal issues

Accreditations

  • Accredited by the ADR Institute of Canada with the designation Chartered Arbitrator (C. Arb)

Awards

  • Recipient of a Dedicated Professional Service Award from the Canadian Bar Association, Ont.
  • Awarded First Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do

Professional Activities

  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society
  • ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc.: Former Member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the IP/Technology Section
  • ADR Chambers, Inc.: Mediation/Arbitration panel member
  • B'nai Brith Canada: National legal counsel and member of National Administrative Board, and Financial Management Cabinet
  • Chief Justice of Ontario′s Advisory Committee on Professionalism: Founding Member
  • Canadian Bar Association: Former Chair, National and Ontario Civil Litigation Sections
  • Civil Rules Committee: Member
  • Competition Law and Policy Task Force of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce:Former Member