MEMBER PROFILE: Joan Cotie
 

Joan Cotie
Joan Cotie Mediation & Consulting Ltd.
PO Box 435
Cobble Hill
BRITISH COLUMBIA V0R 1L0

Tel: (250) 213-1812
Fax: (250) 743-0542
Email: jamcotie@telus.net

www.joancotie.com

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
Mediation (Civil)
Mediation (Family)
Arbitration (Commercial)
Arbitration (Labour)
Med-Arb
Mini Trial
Neutral Evaluation
Facilitation
Mediation Training/Coaching

Serving the following Area Codes:
& 780, 250, 403, 604, 778


CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Joan Cotie has experience in settling the following civil matters:
Collection / Debtors
Disabilities
Employment
Estate & Wills
First Nations
Harassment
Hospitals/Health Industry
Human Rights/Discrimination
Labour Relations
Landlord / Tenant
Multi-Party / Complex
Municipal
Non-Profit Organizations
Professional Negligence
Public Policy
Real Estate (inc Strata)
Schools & Universities
Sexual Orientation
Small Claims Court
Victim-Offender / VORP
Workers Compensation

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Joan Cotie has experience in settling the following family matters:

Adoption
Child Protection
Child Support
Children & School
Common Law/Cohabitation
Family Estate/Inheritance
Marital Issues
Parent-Elder Support
Parent-Teen
Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Separation - Agreements
Separation - Asset Division
Separation - Child Custody
Spousal Support
Surrogacy/Egg Donation
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Mediation and Consulting in the Social Services under Joan Cotie Mediation & Consulting Ltd since 1999; Background in family law and family and youth counselling; completed Small Claims Court practicum 2000; Public Service Alliance Equal Opportunities Committee 1994-1996; Executive Director - non-profit Society working with homeless shelters 2001-2007; President and Board Member Dispute Resolution Centre 1997-2000; consultant in social services - program review, proposals, accreditation, research, facilitation, evaluation, training. Mediation practice since 1999; arbitration practice since 2004; Views of the Child report writer and Parent Coordinator since 2010.

Education:

Child Care Worker Diploma (Mohawk College, 1981); Law & Women's Studies (Carleton University); Bachelor of Social Work (University of Victoria, 1998); Conflict Resolution Certificate (Institute of Conflict Analysis & Management, 1999); Masters in Social Work(University of Victoria, 2005); Arbitration Certificates (BCAMI, 2006); BC Family Arbitration Certificate; Parent Coordinator training; BC Family Law Arbitrator

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

Family Mediation Canada; BC Arbitration and Mediation Institute; South Island Dispute Resolution Centre; BC Association of Social Workers; Mediate BC Child Protection, Family and Civil Mediator Roster; BCAMI ICBC Roster; ADR Canada Chartered Mediator, BC Parent Coordinator Roster, BC Hear the Child Society & Roster..

RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Mediations are charged at $200.00 per hour. A charge of $150. per hour is payable for travel that exceeds .25 hour. All fees are payable by the parties equally, subject to written agreement to the contrary and is subject to GST. A retainer may be required. Disbursements may include copying, faxing, long-distance and an administrative fee for multi-party bookings.

Payment: Parties will be invoiced upon completion of the mediation sessionon the day of mediation. Invoice terms are payable upon receipt.

Cancellation Policy: No charge if date of cancelled mediation is used for another mediation. If cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled time, the fee is $200. If the mediation is cancelled less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled day, fee is a minimum of three hours. Any fee is payable by the parties equally, subject to written agreement to the contrary and is subject to GST. There may be a charge for use or cancellation of facilities, depending on where the mediation is held.

AVAILABILITY & BOOKING INFORMATION
   
Calendar Last Updated: 19 Sep 17

 





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