Colin L. Campbell, Q.C.

Colin L. Campbell Dispute Resolution Services Inc.

 Retired Judge, Superior Court of Justice – Ontario



Mediation/Arbitration/Case Management: October 2013 to present

Mediation: Conducted hundreds of mediations in disputes involving:

  • Shareholder rights and remedies                
  • Insurance issues
  • Contracts
  • Professional negligence
  • Estate
  • Native Rights’ claims

Arbitration: presided over numerous intricate domestic and international matters

Case Management: Court-referred or party-appointed manager handling interlocutory disputes and other motion-related disputes as mediator, arbitrator or both, accelerating process for trial.

Judicial Experience: Superior Court of Ontario, 1998-2013

  • Commercial List: 2000-2002; 2008-2013

Presided over, case managed, and acted as trial judge on complex insolvency, restructuring, contract, public and private shareholder, and commercial disputes

  • Toronto Motion Court Leader: 2007-2010
  • Toronto Long Trial Team Leader 2002-2005
  • Presided over hundreds of pre-trial/settlement conferences and judicial mediations

Legal Practice: Over 31 years as leading trial and appellate counsel appearing on significant professional negligence, corporate-commercial and oppression, competition, and criminal/civil fraud disputes



  • Ontario Ministry of Education’s Student Transportation Review Team, 2014-2015
  • Task Force on the Discovery Process in Ontario, Chair appointed by Ontario Attorney General and Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice Ontario, 2001-2005
  • American College of Trial Lawyers Fellow, 1989 to present
    • Ontario Chair, 1995-1997
    • Member, Joint Task Force of ACTL and Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System on Discovery and Trial Reform, 2008-present
  • Sedona Canada Working Group (founding member) 2007 to present
    • Co-Chair, 2013- present
    • Steering Committee, Sedona Canada Principles Revision, 2013- 2015
    • Judicial Advisory Board member, Sedona Conference U.S.A. (2010 to present)
  • Canadian Conference of Judicial Mediation, Board member, 2008-2013



Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

ADR Institute of Canada

The Advocates’ Society

Canadian Bar Association



For inquiries to schedule mediation, arbitration, case management or other ADR and DR services contact Karen Daly, 416.640.4730 ext 2200