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Mary Margaret Biedermann



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Canada - ON
English, French
Mediation Profile
  • President, MB & Associates Inc - Business & Conflict Management Consultants specializing in Alternative Dispute Prevention and Resolution, Business/Marketing Plans, Coach for mediation training, building business and marketing plans, problem identification and solutions.
  • Chartered Mediator. Nineteen years qualified mediator. Twenty- five years negotiator and facilitator. Twenty-five years in the technology industry in technical, marketing, consulting and management positions.
  • Member Regional Chartered Mediator Assessment Committee
  • Coached for Advanced Certificate in Dispute Resolution at York University and at Stitt, Feld, Handy Group
  • Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program Roster member.
  • Seminars - Leadership, Business and Marketing Plans.
  • Member of Alternative Dispute Resolution of Ontario and Canada.
  • Served as Member of Ontario Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section. Former Executive Committee member: Mining Act Review Subcommittee.
  • Former Member Forum of Canadian Ombudsman.

Experienced:  multiple industries; interest based, facilitative, transformative, joint meetings, shuttle meetings, negotiation, circles, expertise based. 

Circle mediation: Restorative Justice; Business; Boards; Large organizations;  Small business.

Facilitation

Facilitative, Transformative, Circle

Commercial, information technology, business, finance, health care, real estate, restorative justice, facilitation, circle, general.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (ADRIO)

Office of the Attorney General of Ontario: 

Member of the Mandatory Mediation Roster

 

Training and Education

Mediation – Basic & Advanced Stitt Feld Handy Group 64 hours 1999
Civil Procedure; Basic; Contract +Wrongful Dismissal; Tort & Insurance Claims  
Mandatory Mediation Program Attorney General Office 3.5 January 17, 2002
Family Mediation: Theory & Practice
Basic Family Mediation Skills
Mediation & Domestic Violence; University Waterloo:B Landau 49 hours Nov/.Dec 2005
Advanced Mediation Training Christopher Moore; 1 day 2003
Dealing with Difficult People; Stitt Feld Handy Group; E Whitmore; 3 days 2007
Corporate Circle Training; Centerpoint: 16 hours; M Fitzgerald; 2006
Circle Facilitator Training; J Young – Coop. Solutions +Peacebuilders Int 15 hours 2007
Restorative Justice: Youth Circles; Level 2 Peacebuilders-.E.Marszewski 2 hours 2007  
Arbitration; M Miskin; Arbitration & Mediation Institute of Ontario;44 hours 1998
Facilitator Training “Step By Step" A Clarke; 8 hours 2003
Workplace Aggression/Violence
Workplace Fairness C.Hammond &G.French and
B. Donais  ADRI 1 day 2007
Unique Solutions to Universal Problems; Forum Canadian Ombudsman; 2 days 2007
Ombudsman 101 International Ombuds. Assoc 3 days; 2006
Insurance Law -Mediating Insurance Disputes ½ day 2008
Mediation and Pre-Trial: Practical Tips and Strategies 2008 OBA Institute; 3 hours
Interaction Conference, Waterloo Conflict Res 2004

Publications
Compliance

ADR Institute Canada

ADR Institute Canada

ADR Institute Canada, $2,000.000 Maximum per claim

Contact
Mary Margaret
Biedermann
Mary Margaret Biedermann
416-690-1176
416-690-5919
Chartered Mediator
MB & Associates Inc
22 Maclean Avenue
Toronto
Ontario
M4E 2Z9
Canada