Ari Kaplan is an attorney, author, and adjunct professor with expertise in pensions and benefits law. He is a legal mediator and arbitrator, an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) professional and member of the ADR Institute of Canada. 

CLICK HERE for Law Times, “Ari Kaplan taking expertise to mediation realm”

CLICK HERE for Law Times, “Ari Kaplan taking expertise to mediation realm”

Ari mediates and arbitrates familyworkplace 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

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Radio/Podcast: Ari Kaplan is executive producer and host of Family On Air (@FamilyOnAirShow), a show about dispute resolution that was Zoomer Radio's most-listened to weekend show summer, 2017. All 13 podcast episodes can be accessed HERE.