MEMBER PROFILE: Lynn Bevan LL.B. C.Med.
 

Lynn Bevan LL.B. C.Med.
Lynn Bevan Professional Corporation
1 Coulson Avenue
Toronto
ONTARIO M4V 1Y3

Tel: (416) 955-0400
Fax:
Email: lbevan@lynnbevan.com

www.lynnbevan.com

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
Mediation (Civil)
Neutral Evaluation
Fact Finding

Serving the following Area Codes:
416, 905


CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Lynn Bevan LL.B. C.Med. has experience in settling the following civil matters:
Banking & Finance
Contracts
Employment
Harassment
Human Rights/Discrimination
Professional Liability
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Lynn Bevan is president of Lynn Bevan Professional Corporation. She mediates and investigates harassment, other employment disputes and whistleblower complaints in domestic and international workplaces. She holds the accreditations of Chartered Mediator (C.Med.) from the ADR Institute of Canada and Certified Mediator (Cert. Med.) from the International Mediation Institute. She has served on the governing bodies of ADRIC�s and the Canadian Bar Association�s Ontario branches.

As a member of the faculty of the National Judicial Institute, she worked with superior and appellate court judges on settlement conference and pre-trial skills and was appointed to all mediator rosters for the program mandated by the Ontario Superior Court. She was named a founding arbitrator for Magna International�s external Employee Relations Advisory Board and worked as an Independent Third party Neutral for the Canada Customs and Revenue and the Canadian Food Inspection Agencies. She is the co-founder and the first President of ADR Web Inc., a company that provides searchable databases of mediators and arbitrators throughout North America.

She is an Alternate Discrimination and Harassment Counsel for the Law Society of Upper Canada and was an Instructor for the Society in the Skills and Professional Responsibility Program.

Her legal career started with the law firm of Blakes LLP, from where she went to the Federal Royal Commission on Equality in Employment, often called the Employment Equity Commission, headed by now-Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella. Following that, she worked with former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau at Heenan Blaikie LLP in Montreal and returned to Toronto to establish her own firm.

She is the author of two books on equity issues and of many other publications, a list of which can be found at www.lynnbevan.com, She is a Board member for Factory Theatre and the Learnx Foundation, a frequent public speaker and has hosted public radio programs on legal issues.

Education:

  • 1972 - B.A. (Hon.) McGill University
  • 1975 - LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School
  • 1977 - Call to the Ontario Bar
  • 2001 - Registered, Alberta Bar
  • 2004 - Chartered Mediator, ADR Institute of Canada
  • 2009 - Certified Mediator (Cert. Med.) International Mediation Institute
  • Languages

    English

    Memberships & Affiliations :

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, TEACHING AND VOLUNTEER SERVICE

    Alternate Discrimination and Harassment Counsel Law Society of Upper Canada 2005 -

    Instructor, Skills and Professional Responsibility Law Society of Upper Canada 2007 -

    Faculty, National Judicial Institute Managing Settlement Conferences, Level II 2006

    Pre-Trial Settlement Skills for Superior Court Judges 1999

    ADR Institute of Ontario Inc. Chartered Mediator � 2004 Director � 2005-2006

    The Advocates� Society Member 2004-

    Volunteer Lawyers Service, Pro Bono Law Ontario Volunteer - 2005 to present

    Learnx Foundation Director � 2005 and Member, Investment committee -

    The Philanthropist Editor 1980-1987, Editorial Advisory Board 1988 -

    Ontario Bar Association Member, Executive, ADR Section 1996-1999 Member of Council, 1990-1994 Co-Chair, Employment Equity Committee, 1993-1994 Speaker, Constitutional Speakers Bureau 1992 Chair, Constitutional &Civil Liberties Section 1991-2

    Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario Member, Government Affairs Committee 1996- 1998

    Toronto Employment Equity Practitioners� Association President Director Founder 1995-1996 1996 1987

    Regulations Development Advisory Group Ontario�s Employment Equity Act, 1993 Member, 1992

    International Commission of Jurists Member, National Council, (Canadian Section) 1990-3

    Canadian Human Rights Foundation Member, Board 1986-1988

    Radio Host CJRT�s Open Air College, Public Radio Series Pay Equity in Ontario 1988 The Law Belongs To You 1987

    Laskin Moot A bilingual, national, administrative law moot Founding Trustee 1985

    RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

    Rates: in accordance with the mediation agreement

    Payment: in accordance with the mediation agreement

    Cancellation Policy: in accordance with the mediation agreement

    DOCUMENT LIBRARY
    Published Articles:
    List of Published Articles - February 2007
    Mandatory Mediation Is Not Gone - June 2005
    Mediator Compelled To Give Evidence - January 2005

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