Jon Cooper

CMI mediator Jonathan T. Cooper’s article, Mediation For Claims Professionals - Part 2, was featured in WP Magazine’s March 2022 issue. In part 1 this article, Jon shared some tips and insights on preparing for a mediation. In this final part, he would like to give...

CMI mediator Jonathan T. Cooper’s article, Mediation For Claims Professionals, was featured in WP Magazine’s February 2022 issue. Jon provides tips and insights to help insurance professionals make the most out of the mediation process. He delves into recurring and challenging issues that insurance professionals...

[ Download PDF ] Is there such a thing as too much of a good thing when it comes to mediation? In January 1999, the Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program was launched in certain judicial venues (Toronto, Windsor and Ottawa). Initially, this program/process may have lived up...

Skip the origins and read more about Vancestock X here. HOW IT ALL STARTED Think back to the mid-1980s – if you’re old enough to remember them. Michael Jackson moonwalked his way into superstardom, the Breakfast Club taught kids everywhere that serving detention could give you a...

[ View PDF Version ] In mid-March, 2020, Canadian life as we knew it changed very dramatically. Mediation was able to continue by reason of the collective will of government, the judiciary and, most of all, lawyers and litigants.  Initially, there was an optimistic view that mediations...

Be honest – you didn’t have “pandemic brings the world to a standstill” on your 2020 Bingo Card. Yet here we are a year later, uncomfortably but resiliently working in our new normal of physical distancing, periodic lockdowns, and carving out home office space wherever...

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