Ari mediates and arbitrates family, workplace and commercial disputes and is Canada’s first Qualified Mediator (Q.Med) with expertise in pensions and benefits law. See Case Studies. For more: CV and LinkedIn.
Mediation Style: Ari Kaplan knows that you can have a conversation with an opponent and then resolve a legal issue. Ari facilitates those conversations with an eye on resolution. He listens and asks questions. He helps decision-makers hear each other and find options to move from impasse to resolution. And he is a legal expert. On request, Ari offers confidential and impartial assessments and writes reports. He also leads arbitration.
Video: Ari Kaplan talks about The Art and Science of Pension Mediation (ADR Institute of Canada)
Article: "A Call For Compromise: How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls of Pension Innovation" Benefits Canada.
Article: "Yes, It Is Appropriate To Settle A Pension or Benefit Dispute Before Litigation Begins" Benefits & Pensions Monitor.