Professional Details

William Cornet
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19 Hunterswood Cres.
Ottawa, ON K1G 5V7


Description of Practice

William Cornet is an accomplished mediator and lecturer in the theory and practice of dispute resolution especially, mediation, conciliation, negotiations and meeting facilitation (“ADR”). He has an extensive background in ADR training and delivers conflict management system design. William has conducted thousands of mediations, facilitations and other ADR events for governments, the private sector, NGOs and individuals. His expertise includes family mediation, workplace conflict, personal injury, human rights and community relations. He holds several academic degrees including a Master of Arts (Intercultural Mediation) from Sherbrooke University (Québec) and a Master of Laws (Alternative Dispute Resolution) from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (Toronto) in addition to several ADR certificates. He is a lecturer, teaching alternative dispute resolution courses at St. Paul University, School of Conflict Studies in Ottawa, Canada where he has lectured for several years. He is a member of Family Mediation Canada (FMC), the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (ADRIO) as well as the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada (ADRIC). He is an accredited family mediator and is on the mediator roster for the Canadian Human Rights Commission.


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2016-2018    Osgoode Hall Law School    LLM(ADR) 2 years
2008-2010    Sherbrooke University    M.A (Intercultural Mediation) 2 years
2005    Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution    Understanding and Responding to Workplace Conflict = 40 hours
2005    Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution    Integrated Conflict Management System Design = 40 hours
2005    University of Waterloo    Advanced Family Mediation = 40 hours
2004    University of Waterloo    ADR, Family Mediation = 56 hours
2003    Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution    TPN, Facilition Skills, Mediation Skills, Negotiation Skills= 160 hours

Areas of Practice

  • Bullying (25 mediated)
  • Business
  • Civil Rights (discrimination) (50 mediated)
  • Commercial (600 mediated)
  • Community (150 mediated)
  • Contracts (45 mediated)
  • Cross Cultural (100 mediated)
  • Divorce (all issues) (150 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (300 mediated)
  • Elder (10 mediated)
  • Employment (50 mediated)
  • Faith Based
  • Family (450 mediated)
  • Government
  • Insurance (720 mediated)
  • Labor - Management (75 mediated)
  • Landlord - Tenant (30 mediated)
  • LGBTQ (10 mediated)
  • Non Profits (20 mediated)
  • Online Family/Divorce (10 mediated)
  • Online Mediation (25 mediated)
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational (4 mediated)
  • Parent-Teen (10 mediated)
  • Partnership (5 mediated)
  • Personal Injury (720 mediated)
  • Real Estate (5 mediated)
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment (150 mediated)
  • Small Claims (25 mediated)
  • Workplace (150 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.