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Jarvis Scott, Mediator, Hamilton, Ontario.

Jarvis Scott

Jarvis Scott Mediations
1 King Street West
Suite 1703
Hamilton, ON L8P 1A4
Tel: (905) 522 0309
Fax: 1-289 460-2482
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced2005
  • # of MEDS (as of 12/7/24)2200
  • # of ARBS (as of 12/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


"You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist."

-Mahatma Ghandi-

Jarvis has over 34 years of experience litigating and mediating cases.

Jarvis has knowledge and experience in all aspects of insurance related litigation.

As a litigation lawyer and mediator he has handled a wide array of matters including claims relating to personal injury, disability, statutory accident benefits, commercial liabiity, and professional liability.

Since transitioning from his litigation practice to being a full time mediator, Jarvis has conducted over 2000 mediations. He has a very good record of success.

With Jarvis you will have a knowledgeable mediator who will conduct the process with evident experience and expertise. The process will be civil and respectful at all times.

You will have a mediator who is fair and balanced in facilitating the discussions and the negotiations.

You will have a mediator who connects well with clients and lawyers and who will bring appropriate humour, sensitivity and humanity to the particular problems at hand.

You will have a mediator who is very good at "unclenching fists".


Case Experience

  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death


  • 1985-86 Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Course
  • 1981-84 Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
  • 1975-78 University of Guelph - Bachelor of Arts


  • October 2008 – completed four day mediation training course conducted by the Honourable George W. Adams, Q.C. – "Mediating Justice: Learning to Mediate in a Rights-Based World"
  • In 1995 completed the Harvard Mediation course through the Advocates Society.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of Upper Canadac
  • Hamilton Medical Legal Society
  • Canadian Bar Association (Member of Insurance Law Section – Alternative Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Hamilton Law Association
  • ADR Institute of Canada
  • Distinguished Fellow, International Academy of Mediators
  • Ontario Chapter, Canadian Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Rates Information

Please contact my assistant, Lori Clarke for latest rates information.

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