John G. Goodwin

John G. Goodwin

Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone:
613-236-0662
Fax:
613-236-8906
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Family Mediation
  • Collaborative Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Mediator, for over 30 years
  • Accredited Family Mediator for over 25 years
  • Law Society of Upper Canada - lawyer since 1975
  • Course in Family Mediation, University of Toronto School of Social Work with Professor Howard Irving, June 1981
  • Intensive Course in Family Mediation, New York, with O.J. Coogler, Family Mediation Association, January 1982
  • Intensive Course in Principled Negotiation, Harvard Law School with Professor Roger Fisher, June 1985

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, Family Mediation Accreditation Training Course (40 hours), Ottawa, 2011 - Present
  • Instructor, Family Mediation Accreditation Training Course (40 hours), Ottawa, 2009 - Present
  • Instructor, Family Mediation Accreditation Training Course (40 hours), Ottawa, 2007 - Present
  • Instructor, Family Mediation Accreditation Training Course (40 hours), Ottawa, 2004 - Present
  • Instructor, Family Mediation Accreditation Training Course (40 hours), Ottawa, 2003 - Present
  • Instructor, Dispute Resolution and Family Mediation, Introductory (30 hours) and Advanced (24 hours) Courses, Carleton University Professional Development Centre and elsewhere, 1989 - 1999
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course, Family Law, 1989 - 1992
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course, Family Law, Stand by Instructor and Panelist, 1989 - 1990
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course, Family Law, Instructor (Ottawa), 1991 - 1992
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course, Family Law, Stand-by Instructor, 1998 - 1999
  • Instructor, Family Mediation Course, Carleton University, Extension Department (Spring), 1988 - Present
  • LSUC course in Family Mediation (Toronto), 1987 - Present
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course, Family Law Instructor (Toronto), 1977 - 1982
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, Ontario Association for Family Mediation
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, Canadian Bar Association (Ontario and New Brunswick)
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, Association des Juristes d'Expression Francaise d'Ontario
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, Quebec Mediation Association
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, Carleton County Law Association
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Education
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, University of Ottawa Law School
  • Presentor, Family Law, Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law, Carleton University

Honours and Awards

  • AccEM(OAFM) from the Ontario Association for Family Mediation in July 2016
  • President’s Award for Excellence from the OAFM at its September 2016 Conference/ AGM – the first time it has been awarded

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ontario Association for Family Mediation, First Provincial President, 1982-83; Member since 1982; Member of the Provincial Board of Directors for most of the years between 1982 and 1999
  • Ontario Association for Family Mediation, Ottawa Region, President of Board of Directors 1991-1993; 1999 (Member of Ottawa Region Board), 1989-1999
  • Family Mediation Canada, Member since 1986; Former Member of Board of Directors
  • Collaborative Family Law, Ottawa (Member, Trainer and Practitioner); Ottawa (Former Member of Board of Directors)
  • County of Carleton Law Association, Member
  • MacKinnon & Phillips, Member, a leading family law boutique firm in the Ottawa region