Rick Russell has a broad range of experience in dispute resolution, having practiced as a civil litigation lawyer, an ombudsman, a mediator, a facilitator, an arbitrator, a third party fact finder and a trainer. Rick has mediated well over one thousand cases since 1988. These include business and commercial matters, bodily injury, disability and general insurance claims, workplace and employment, estates, human rights, insolvency, real estate and land use matters. Rick is active as a trainer, offering public courses in ADR and Advanced Mediation Clinics in association with the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo. He also instructs in the University of Toronto’s Certificate Program in Dispute Resolution, and for Queen’s University’s Industrial Relations Centre. His in house training clientele include Royal & SunAlliance, Clarica insurance, Environment Canada, Morrison Hershfield Consulting Engineers and many others.