Joe has more than 30 years experience as a civil and criminal law litigator with a diverse range of experience in the Provincial, Supreme and Federal Courts. His practice has focussed in the area of personal injury, insurance law and commercial litigation. He also has extensive experience with fishing and maritime law, a natural outgrowth of his family’s long involvement with the British Columbia fishing industry.
|Dispute Resolution Experience and Training
In 1985 Joe qualified as a mediator, completing the Mediation Training course given by the B.C. Justice Institute and National Centre for Mediation Education in Washington, D.C. Since 1987, Joe has had an active practice as an Arbitrator and Mediator. He has mediated over of 3,500 cases involving personal injury, insurance disputes, commercial disputes, contracts, professional negligence, construction (“leaky condo”), family, partnership matters, estate matters, corporate shareholder disputes, and disputes involving Crown corporations and Ministries. He has acted as an Arbitrator and as Counsel in domestic commercial arbitrations involving insurance issues, franchising, construction, partnerships and general commercial disputes.
In 1993 Joe took part in a lengthy multi-party Mediation Institute seminar orientated towards the design of multi-party negotiation processes, aboriginal interests, cross-cultural dynamics and the structuring of the complex multi-party agreements. This training also included institutional and public conflict resolution. His training with multi-party mediation was extended in 1995 to include environmental disputes.
In 1995 Joe participated in a course, ADR & Negotiation for the Defence, given by the American Defence Research Institute (DRI) in San Francisco. In 1996 he attended Harvard Law School’s Advanced Mediation Course. In 1997 he participated in a Harvard Law School mediation workshop at Simon Fraser University, and in 1998 attended a Defence Practise Mediation and Arbitration Seminar given by DRI in Chicago, Illinois. In June 1999 he attended the Advanced Mediation Course at Osgood Law School, Toronto, Ontario.
|Professional and Other Activities
University of British Columbia, LL.B., 1969
Mr. Joseph A. Boskovich
Law office of DuMoulin Boskovich LLPVancouver BC CA
ADR Certified Designation : Chartered Mediator (C. Med)
VanIAC Panel(s) : Domestic Arbitration, Mediation
Practice Areas : Aviation Law, Commercial Law, Commercial Law - Development, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Defamation Law, Employment Law, Entertainment Law, Environmental Law, Estate Law, Estate Law - Trusts, Estate Law - Wills, General Civil Law, Health Law, Human Rights, Insurance, Leaky Condo Disputes, Life Science Law, Maritime Law, Mediation, Multi-Party Disputes, Negligence Law, Partnership Disputes, Personal Injury Law - Motor Vehicle, Products Liability Law, Professional Disputes, Professional Negligence, Real Estate Law, Resource Industry - Fishery, Shareholder Rights, Small Business Law, Sport Law, Strata Law, Vessel Construction Claims, Workplace Law - Staff, Workplace Law - Team Facilitation