Arbitration Conversation No. 57: Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada. Julie has decided matters ranging from disputes under asset purchase agreements to appeals of election results under a First Nation’s election code, as well as serving as an unjust dismissal adjudicator under the Canada Labour Code. She is also an instructor and course director for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Accelerated Route to Fellowship Course, which is aimed at experienced arbitrators and arbitration counsel.

They discuss Julie’s paper with Daniel Urbas entitled Virtual Practice Makes Virtually Perfect – Practical Considerations for Virtual Hearings Identified through Simulations with Experienced Counsel and Arbitrators including lessons learned from leading arbitration/advocacy professionals from across North America.

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Julie Hopkins

Julie was counsel with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and practised commercial litigation, arbitration and administrative law for more than 25 years. She advised and represented clients on complex and technical matters concerning oil and gas, insurance, labour and employment, estates and trusts, corporate, and constitutional law. As a result, she…

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Amy Schmitz

Professor Amy Schmitz is the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. From 2016-2021 Professor Schmitz was the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution.…

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