SPEAKING/EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Are you interested in starting or growing your practice as a mediator? As part of the Ontario Bar Association Professional Development program, the question will be answered by experienced mediator/mentors, including Mitchell Rose, LL.B., C.Med & Q.Arb, of Rose Dispute Resolution and chaired by Alternative Dispute Resolution Chairs: Eima Hajizadeh, Mana Khami and Joseph Sullivan. For program information or to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

May 14, 2024
5:30pm – 7:00pm

LOCATION

[ webcast – live ]

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Paralegals with an
interest in dispute resolution

Communication skills are essential to a lawyer’s professional success. As part of the Ontario Bar Association Professional Development program, expert faculty, including Mitchell Rose, LL.B., C.Med & Q.Arb, of Rose Dispute Resolution will do a deep dive into the most effective communication techniques such as relationship-building negotiating and networking. For program information or to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

June 6, 2024
9:00am – noon

LOCATION

[hybrid – in-person/webcast]
OBA Conference Centre,
20 Toronto Street, 2nd floor

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Paralegals with an
interest in dispute resolution

2024 Archive

This topic is part of the Ontario Bar Association program, Skills for Success: Negotiation and Networking, and will offer advice from an esteemed panel of judges and mediators, including Mitchell Rose, LL.B., C.Med & Q.Arb, of Rose Dispute Resolution, on the most effective approaches to communication in the context of facilitated negotiations. For program information or to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

March 5, 2024
9:00am-noon

LOCATION

[hybrid – live in-person/webcast]

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Paralegals with an
interest in dispute resolution

2023 Archive

Over the course of four days—November 7, 14, 21 & 28—this annual certificate program is ideal for those seeking an understanding of applicable laws bearing on mental health issues in the workplace. Back for a third year, and on day three, Mitchell Rose of Rose Dispute Resolution will discuss how to tackle mental in health and mediation of workplace disputes. More information about the program here.

DATE & TIME

November 21, 2023
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION

[online]

AUDIENCE

HR, Legal, Health & Safety
Professionals, Managers, Consultants

This year’s HRPA HR Law Conference is being held in a hybrid format, with opportunities throughout the day to learn from experts and reflect on HR challenges.  In the below morning session, Stuart Rudner of Rudner Law will moderate a discussion on the strategic use of mediation and arbitration. The panel will include Mitchell Rose, C.Med & Q.Arb, of Rose Dispute Resolution and Hena Singh, Singh Lamarche LLP. For more information and the agenda, click here.

DATE & TIME

October 18, 2023
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

LOCATION

[in-person, Delta Toronto]
[online]

AUDIENCE

HR professionals

The Arbitration course will be held September 26 to 29 and October 2, 2023, and taught by Murray Miskin with Dana Hirsh as co-instructor. Mitchell Rose, C.Med & Q.Arb, of Rose Dispute Resolution, will address students in the afternoon of September 28th with insights on mediation-arbitration as an alternative procedure. If interested in the course or to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

September 28, 2023

LOCATION

[online]

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Paralegals with an
interest in dispute resolution

In this webcast-only CPD program, co-chairs Hena Singh of Singh Lamarche LLP and Craig Stehr of Gowlings LLP help fast track developments in employment law and draw on a pool of presenters for those, including Mitchell Rose, C.Med & Q.Arb, of Rose Dispute Resolution. Just after noon, Mitchell will weigh the pros and cons of voluntary mediations and arbitrations. For more information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

June 22, 2023
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

LOCATION

[webinar]

AUDIENCE

LSO members with an
interest in employment law

This online OBA Civil Litigation program co-chaired by Megan Keenberg, Keenberg & Co, and Crystal Park, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, features an experienced panel of counsel and neutrals, including Mitchell Rose, C.Med & Q.Arb, of Rose Dispute Resolution, that will provide the insights counsel need to succeed at their client’s next arbitration and mediation. For more information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

June 13, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION

[webinar]

AUDIENCE

OBA members, student members
and non-members with an
interest in dispute resolution

2022 Archive

On November 15, 2022, day three of this four-day paid certificate program, Mitchell Rose, along with Marc Kitay, Whitten Lublin, and Christine Donohue, Miller Thomson, will speak to accommodating mental health disabilities in the workplace. For information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

November 15, 2022
9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m

LOCATION

[online – live]

AUDIENCE

HR professionals, Health and safety
professionals, HR consultants, mediators /
arbitrators of employment disputes

In its annual mediation bootcamp, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Alternative Dispute Resolution/Young Lawyers are hosting a hybrid event featuring experienced mediators and counsel. On the Words of Wisdom panel moderated by Mana Khami, Harrison Pensa (London) — The Honourable Mary Jo Nolan, Nolan Mediation and Arbitration Services (Windsor), Jack Braithwaite, Weaver Simmons (Sudbury) and Mitchell Rose of Rose Dispute Resolution—discuss drafting settlement agreements, mediator proposals and post-mediation issues. More information may be found here.

DATE & TIME

November 3, 2022
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION

hybrid [in-person & online]
OBA Conference Centre

AUDIENCE

OBA ADR members, student members and non-members

With co-instructors, Murray Miskin and Dana Hirsh, and guest speakers, including Mitchell Rose. For details and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

October 24-28, 2022

LOCATION

[online – Zoom]

AUDIENCE

Open to anyone, including international
students, with interest in Q. Arb. designation

In its Fall conference, the Durham Regional Law Association (DRLA) is hosting programs over two days. This 2:45 p.m. Advocacy panel— The Honourable Bruce Glass, retired Justice of the Superior Court of Justice, Robert Zochodne, Partner of Zochodne Bucci Professional Corporation and Mitchell Rose of Rose Dispute Resolution—discuss Advocacy tips and best practices in mediation vs. arbitration vs. in Court (both virtual and in-person). More information may be found here.

DATE & TIME

Day 1 – October 13, 2022
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION

AUDIENCE

DRLA members, student members and non-members with an interest in ADR

In this OBA online event, an esteemed panel—The Honourable Todd Archibald, Archibald Mediation and Arbitration Solutions Inc., Hilary Linton, Riverdale Mediation Ltd. & mediate393 inc., Vinidhra Vaitheeswaran, Kastner Lam and Mitchell Rose, Rose Dispute Resolution—review the latest case law and settlement privilege and strategies in civil litigation family law and labour and employment. More information may be found here.

DATE & TIME

October 7, 2022
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION

webinar (Zoom)

AUDIENCE

CBA members, student members and non-members with an interest in civil litigation professional development

In the first of a 3-part series, Strategies for Success in ADR, this ADR expert panel—Gary Caplan of Mason Caplan Roti LLP, Pramila Javaheri, ADRIO Executive Director, and Mitchell Rose of Rose Dispute Resolution—discuss strategies and proven and effective skills, processes, methods, practices, tips, techniques – and traps to avoid – for successful negotiations and mediations. More information may be found here.

DATE & TIME

Pt 1 – October 6, 2022
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION

webinar (on registration)

AUDIENCE

ADRIO members and non-members with an interest in ADR

Show some love to experienced mediator and lawyer Mitchell Rose in a newly updated version of his popular program* for lawyers. For more information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Monday, February 14, 2022
Noon to 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION

[online – Zoom]

AUDIENCE

Junior & Mid-Career Lawyers

*Program contains 45 minutes of Professionalism Content, 15 minutes of EDI Content and 65 minutes of Substantive Content.

The Hamilton Law Association (“HLA”) is hosting a CPD roundtable featuring guest speakers Catheryn Paul and Mitchell Rose. They will discuss processes, procedures, and key points of differentiation between arbitration and mediation. For information and to register, click here

DATE & TIME

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Noon to 1:30 p.m.

LOCATION

[online – Zoom]

AUDIENCE

HLA Members; Non-Member Lawyers; Paralegals; Articling Students; Law Firm Staff & Clerks

UPCOMING EVENTS

2021 ARCHIVE

On day three of The Osgoode Certificate in Workplace Mental Health Law program (November 16, 2021), Mitchell Rose, along with Daniel Chodos of Whitten & Lublin and Christine O’Donohue of Miller Thomson LLP, will speak to accommodating mental health disabilities in the workplace, including the impact of COVID-19 on workplace mental health. For information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
9:00 am – noon [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar]
Osgoode

AUDIENCE

Ontario ADR Students/New Practitioners
CBA Student Members; Non-Members

On the last day of arbitration training with co-instructors Murray Miskin and Dana Hirsh, the course will feature guest speakers Richard Pound, Ian Darling, Mitchell Rose and Richard FeldmanMitchell Rose and Murray Miskin will speak about and debate Med-Arb, which is the use of mediation within an arbitration process. For information, click here.

DATE & TIME

Friday, October 22, 2021
3:00 PM – 3:20 PM

LOCATION

[online – private]

AUDIENCE

Registered course trainees; Ontario
Lawyers; Paralegals

This ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO) full-day workshop (12 CEE Points) focuses on the health and well-being of dispute resolution practitioners. This is a wellness program, chaired by Marc Bhalla. With a variety of guest speakers including Mitchell Rose, who will address practical mindfulness strategies to help build resilience. For more information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
10:00 am – 4:00 pm [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar]
ADRIO

AUDIENCE

Ontario ADR Practitioners
Members; Non-Members

The Mentorship Committee of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) section of the Ontario Bar Association is offering interactive sessions for aspiring mediators in a variety of practice areas. Co-Chairs Mana Khami and Bernard Morrow facilitate several mentors including Mitchell Rose will focus on the use of final offer selection in med-arb. To meet your mentors and sign up for your practice area of interest, here.

DATE & TIME

Thursday, April 22, 2021
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar]
OBA

AUDIENCE

Ontario ADR Students/New Practitioners
CBA Student Members; Non-Members

This ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO) webinar (3 CEE points) takes a swing at the concept known as “baseball arbitration”.  Moderated by Colm Brannigan, panelists, Marc Bhalla, Erin Durant and Mitchell Rose will focus on the use of final offer selection in med-arb. For more information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar]
ADRIO

AUDIENCE

Ontario ADR Practitioners
Members; Non-Members

This Law Society of Ontario (LSO) professional development program runs every couple of years. Panelists, including Mitchell Rose, will help break down contract language and key clauses. Lauren Bernardi of Bernardi Human Resource Law and Melanie Reist of Morrison Reist Krauss are co-chairing the webcast. For more information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Friday, February 19, 2021
9:00 am – 12:00 pm [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar]
LSO

AUDIENCE

Ontario Legal Practitioners

The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) will introduce participants to mindfulness through eight 30-minute sessions over eight weeks. The sessions will go a long way to building professional competency and resiliency, while helping participants with techniques to promote physical, mental and emotional well-being. Mitchell Rose has been practicing mindfulness since 2011 and incorporates many techniques into his daily routine, including walking meditation (more on that here) and breathwork for 8-15 minutes each morning before starting work. He will be speaking on week three.  For more information about the program and to register, click here. Space is limited.

DATE & TIME

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
12:30 – 1:00 pm [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar]
TLA

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Litigators, In-House and
Corporate Counsel

2020 ARCHIVE

Join Mitchell Rose for an online chat as he offers essential tools and techniques to represent your client competently and effectively at each stage of the mediation process—in-person or virtually—including settlement offer essentials, strategies for managing client expectations and more. For details and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Noon – 1:30 pm [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar with chat]
Seminar Partners

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Litigators, In-House and
Corporate Counsel

On day three of The Osgoode Certificate in Workplace Mental Health Law program (November 3, 10, 17 & 19, 2020), Mitchell Rose, along with Daniel Chodos of Whitten & Lublin and Christine O’Donohue of Miller Thomson LLP, will speak to accommodating mental health disabilities in the workplace (the AODA and the Human Rights Code). For information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

LOCATION

[online – live, interactive]
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

AUDIENCE

HR Professionals
Health and Safety Professionals
Union Representatives

The South Asian Bar Association of Toronto (SABA) is hosting a webinar to help litigators learn how to effectively mediate for their clients and get them results outside of the courtroom. Part one of this two-part series will cover how to prepare for mediation, including ‘when to use mediation in the life cycle of a dispute’ to be addressed by Mitchell Rose. For more information about this or part two, email sabatoronto@gmail.com or register here.

DATE & TIME

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
1:00 – 2:30 pm [Eastern]

LOCATION

[online – live webinar]
SABA

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Litigators, In-House and
Corporate Counsel

Mitchell Rose, along with Mana Khami of Harrison Pensa LLP, are program chairs for this OBA Alternative Dispute Resolution / Young Lawyers Division Program. There will be an expert panel followed by a mentorship roundtable, where participants will have the opportunity to speak to experienced mediators and counsel in smaller, virtual break-out rooms. For details and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

LOCATION

[online – live, interactive]
Ontario Bar Association

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Mediators
Law Students

Mitchell Rose, along with Jennifer Egsgard of Egsgard Mediation and Andrew Monkhouse of Monkhouse Law, are program chairs for this OBA Alternative Dispute Resolution / Labour and Employment Law Program. For details and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Thursday, August 27, 2020
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

LOCATION

[online – live, interactive]
Ontario Bar Association

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Mediators, Arbitrators
Law Students

Settlement Counsel: Why Two Heads Are Better Than One

In a webinar format, Mitchell will be co-presenting with Paul Feldman at ADRIO Online Professional Development Conference: Enriching Your ADR Toolkit In a Time of Rapid Changes. For information, click here.

DATE & TIME

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION

ADRIO [Webcast]

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, Paralegals, ADR professionals, HR professionals

Professionalism in Mediation: How to Mediate Effectively and Be Professional

Mitchell will be one of several speakers in an all-day webcast on a variety of timely topics at the Ontario Bar Association 18th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law: Supreme Court Update Edition. Along with Matthew Wilson of Matthew Wilson Med-Arb Inc. and Hena Singh of Singh Lamarche LLP, they will address effective mediation for the times. For the agenda and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
3:15 pm

LOCATION

OBA [Webcast]

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, In-House Counsel
HR Professionals

Heading to Denver this Spring? Mitchell is. He will be presenting a practical workshop—Mediation Wildcards-Dealing with the Unexpected—at the 2020 International Academy of Mediators (IAM) Spring Conference, April 30th-May 2nd. For information about the ‘by invitation only’ conference or the program, click here. For information on Mediation Wildcards, read Mitchell’s blog.

NOTE: THE IAM SPRING CONFERENCE IS CANCELLED.

DATE & TIME

Workshop: Mediation Wildcards-Dealing with the Unexpected

LOCATION

Denver, Colorado

AUDIENCE

Commercial Mediators

Mediations can still move forward in a virtual setting. Chaired by Megan Keenberg of Van Kralingen & Keenberg, Mitchell Rose is a counsel panelist on this topic along with Colm Brannigan of Brannigan ADR, Claudia Cappuccitti of Dyer Brown and Jeremy Devereux of Norton Rose Fulbright on an Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation program webcast. For more information and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Friday, April 17, 2020

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

LOCATION

OBA [webcast only]

AUDIENCE

Lawyers, In-House Counsel

Mediators, Arbitrators

Mitchell Rose is one of 40 experts scheduled to speak at The Lawtrepreneur Digital Summit being held over the month of April. Along with Sunira Chaudhri of Levitt LLP, Miguel Mangalindan of Monkhouse Law and Jonquille Pak of Pak Smith Employment Lawyers, Mitch and the employment law panel will address the challenges employers, employees and contractors are facing. For the full schedule and to register, click here.

DATE & TIME

Thursday, April 16, 2020

10:00 am – 11:30 pm

LOCATION

The Lawtrepreneur Digital Summit
[webcast only]

AUDIENCE

HR Professionals, Union Reps

In-House Counsel

Effective Mediation Advocacy: A Master Class*

Mitchell was a speaker at a Toronto Lawyers Association event. For the replay, click here.

DATE & TIME

Thursday, January 30, 2020
5:15 – 7:30 p.m. (Registration at 5:00 p.m.).

LOCATION

TLA Lawyers Lounge

AUDIENCE

Junior & Mid-Career Lawyers

*Program contains 45 minutes of Professionalism Content, 15 minutes of EDI Content and 65 minutes of Substantive Content.