Joel Kohm, Arbitration and Mediation in Kamloops, BC

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Joel provides mediation and arbitration services for parties to resolve their disputes in an efficient, cost-effective and confidential manner.


Joel Kohm is an independent, full-time arbitrator and mediator providing ADR services in the Okanagan Region and throughout British Columbia. With over 35 years’ experience as a civil litigator, ADR practitioner, and legal skills instructor, Joel possesses a comprehensive understanding of the economic and emotional importance of resolving disputes in a timely, confidential, and cost-effective manner.

Joel holds a certificate in mediation from the Dispute Resolution Center of King County (Washington) and a QArb designation in arbitration from the ADR Institutes of Canada and British Columbia. His areas of expertise include commercial contracts and torts, products liability, professional negligence, debtor/creditor, and employment issues.

As a mediator, Joel works to understand the needs and concerns of each disputant. He recognizes that they each decide the terms on which they are willing to settle. Joel facilitates their negotiations through candid and confidential communication with each party as to their case assessment and negotiating strategy.

As an arbitrator, Joel has a proven record of conducting fair, timely, and cost-effective proceedings. Parties have the option of choosing a half-day or full-day hearing with expedited timelines, a multi-day hearing, or a documents-only arbitration.

If you want to resolve your dispute, contact Joel today to arrange a no-charge consultation and take the first step towards reaching a resolution. As a nod to accessibility, Joel offers his ADR services at a reduced rate for claims under $50,000.


Timely, Cost-Effective Mediation and Arbitration Services in the Okanagan Region

Kelowna • Kamloops • Vernon • Penticton • Salmon Arm • Summerland • Merritt • Revelstoke Oliver • Golden • Osoyoos