Jeff Musson is a mediator, arbitrator, negotiator, facilitator and ADR systems designer. His ADR practice focuses on commercial/business, real estate, technology and insurance disputes (both AB and Tort). In addition, he also has experience as a college level instructor in ADR and Negotiation courses.
Jeff Musson is a member of numerous technology related organizations along with maintaining memberships in several entrepreneurial based groups. He has been a member of the Ontario Bar Association, ADR Executive; holding various positions over the years. Jeff has also been a past member of both the ADR teaching team at Humber College and mediation team at Small Claims Court.
Jeff has acted in many complex mediations and arbitrations. He has been able to facilitate settlement for many of these cases. In addition, he has presided over many arbitration hearings and has rendered numerous decisions. Jeff through his experience has continually demonstrated an ability to affect significant change through simplifying complex challenges to meet desired outcomes. Throughout his career, this skill set has served him well; both in business and in the area of ADR.
Jeff has conducted over 500+ mediations throughout his ADR career and has achieved a settlement rate of over 70%. He has mediated cases on behalf of FSCO, conducted settlement conference mediations and has provided expert opinions related to various cases. Throughout his career, Jeff has also conducted over 200+ FSCO arbitration hearings and pre-hearings. In order to stay current of the latest decisions and legislation, Jeff subscribes to numerous RSS Feed updates in addition to reading decisions of cases once they are published.
As an ADR systems designer, he has designed an online portal for dispute resolution in the financial area, specifically as it relates to crowd funding. ( www.crowdfundingadr.com ) Jeff has been able to design systems which help to reduce the time required to settle cases. This online portal has been able to leverage the use of the internet together with ADR approved practices while simultaneously increasing access to justice in an affordable and timely manner for participants.
Jeff’s wealth of experience in entrepreneurship and technology, together with his dispute resolution experience has provided him the opportunity to write several papers, including: “Workplace Culture Influences in Settling Disputes”; “Promoting Mediation to Businesses as a Viable Alternative to Court”; and “The Role of Technology in Mediation.”