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Marvin J. Huberman, Arbitrator & Mediator, Thornhill, Ontario.

Marvin J. Huberman

Marvin J. Huberman, Barrister, Mediator, Chartered Arbitrator
6 Glenoaks Court
Thornhill, ON L4J 6N7
Tel: 416-646-1372
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Recognized to Ontario Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation & Arbitration

Other ADR Services: ADR Systems Design, ADR Training Services, Facilitation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial, Neutral Evaluation

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  • Practice Commenced1997
  • # of MEDS (as of 16/7/24)650
  • # of ARBS (as of 16/7/24)350
Current Practice


Marvin J. Huberman is a mediator, municipal and banking ombudsman, investigator and arbitrator, integrity commissioner, and is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in civil litigation. He is a former administrative law judge, and adjunct law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he taught legal ethics and trial advocacy, and is a Deputy Judge of the Toronto Small Claims Court, in the Toronto Region.

Marvin holds a Master of Laws Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he served as a negotiation and mediation coach. He has also served as a civil litigation and advocacy instructor at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course. He was awarded the designation of Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb.) in 2015.

Marvin has expertise in corporate/commercial litigation and administrative and public law, including cases involving banking, contracts, labour, corporate and shareholder remedies, securities, tax, insurance, fiduciary duties, torts, transportation law, professional liability and ethics, and constitutional/human rights. He has extensive experience with administrative/regulatory matters and constitutional/human rights disputes. He served as the Vice-Chair of the Ontario Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal. Marvin was appointed by the Chief Justice as a member of the Civil Rules Committee (Comité des règlesen matière civile), pursuant to the Courts of Justice Act (Ont.).For over 30 years.

Mr. Huberman has litigated, mediated, adjudicated as a former Vice-Chair of the Ontario Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal, and/or arbitrated hundreds of disputes involving various forms of construction and building contracts, new home warranty and Tarion issues, owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, architects and engineers, federal, provincial, and municipal contracts, quantum meruit, damages, concurrent liability in contract and tort, tendering, surety bonds, insurance, liens, holdbacks, change orders, setoff, non-payment, trusts, and alternative dispute resolution.

Case Experience

  • Aboriginal
  • Accounting
  • Admiralty
  • Agricultural
  • Appellate
  • Architecture
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Insolvency
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Competition Act
  • Condominiums/Strata
  • Construction
  • Consumer Rights
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Disability Claims
  • Discrimination
  • E-Commerce
  • Education
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas/Nuclear)
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Expropriation
  • Family Businesses
  • Fishing Industry
  • Forestry
  • Franchise
  • Government/Municipalities
  • Health Care
  • Human Rights Act
  • Industrial
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Internet
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Natural Disasters
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Public Utilities
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Taxation
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Transportation


  • Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, LL.M., Alternative Dispute Resolution (1997)
  • University of Toronto (Arbitration Certification 1996)
  • Harvard Law School (Mediation Certification 1994)
  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, LL.B. (1982)
  • Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
  • Former Vice-Chair of the Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal
  • Instructor at Intensive Trial Advocacy Course, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Instructor at Law Society of Upper Canada, Civil Litigation and Advocacy, Bar Admission Course

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Accredited by the ADR Institute of Canada with the designation Chartered Arbitrator (C. Arb)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternate Dispute Resolution (FAIADR)
  • Certified as a Construction Adjudicator by the Ontario Dispute Adjudication of Construction Disputes (ODACC)
  • Marvin served as an acclaimed member of the Executive Committee of the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society.
  • Past President of the ADR Institute of Ontario
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), and
  • Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternate Dispute Resolution (FAIADR)

Rates Information

To be determined after consultation.

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