Richard Moore LL.B., C.Med., CFM, C.Med-Arb, C.Arb
Richard Moore (he/him) is a graduate of Carleton University and Queen’s Law School and is an accredited mediator and arbitrator.
He has over 30 years’ experience in conflict management. Having started his career as a lawyer, he has for many years worked exclusively in conflict management, delivering mediation, arbitration, med-arbitration, investigation, and conflict management system design services to a wide range of clientele in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.
He has conducted many hundreds of interventions including facilitations and mediations in complex multi-party situations, and in various contexts including employment and workplace, police services, hospitals and health care, human rights, indigenous people’s issues, public policy, estates, professional responsibility, family, and property disputes.
His experience includes introducing mediation programs into the Supreme Courts of Guyana and the Philippines, the establishment of the Mediation Institute of Guyana, the founding of the YMCA-YWCA Community Mediation Program (now Community Mediation Ottawa), and the provision of expert advice to many public and private sector conflict management programs.
He is recognized as a mentor in conflict management and has taught negotiation, mediation, and arbitration skills to judges, lawyers, police officers, social workers, union representatives, human resources, labour relations, and conflict management professionals.
He has held significant volunteer governance positions in not-for-profit, legal and conflict management professional associations including Past President of the Ottawa YMCA-YWCA, Past Director YMCA Canada, Past President of the County of Carleton Law Association, and past director of the ADR Institute of Ontario.