Bev is the founder and CEO of Positive Solutions Divorce Services. Bev is an Accredited Family Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. Bev graduated from McMaster University with an Under Graduate Diploma in Family Mediation and continued her education in Transformative Mediation through Conrad Grebel University. Bev is passionate about keeping families out of the adversarial court process. She created Positive Solutions Divorce Services® to give couples an amicable alternative to settling issues after the breakdown of their marriage.
Dana is an Accredited Family Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. Dana currently has a dual role in our firm, working as a Family Mediator, guiding couples through their separation and divorce, as well as handling our day to day operations in the office. Dana graduated from York University with a BA in Sociology and continued her education in Dispute Resolution through Conrad Grebel University in Waterloo.
Kimberley is passionate about guiding couples through the financial, legal and emotional aspects of separation in a way that creates future opportunities. Through mediation, she helps individuals identify their interests and goals, empowering them to make the best possible decisions for themselves and their families.
Kimberley is an Accredited Family Mediator with the Ontario Association of Family Mediation and a Qualified Mediator with the Alternate Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario. Kimberley is also a collaborative family law lawyer in Halton-Peel and Hamilton. She has an LL.B from Queen’s University and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998
Andrea is an Accredited Family Mediator with the Ontario Association for Family Mediation. Andrea possesses a BSc from the University of Guelph. She is a graduate of the Certificate of Dispute Resolution Program at York University. Andrea completed her Family Mediation courses and internship with Riverdale Mediation. She is a skilled family mediator who helps married and common law spouses negotiate the financial and emotional transitions involved in separation and divorce. With Andrea’s mediation approach separating couples can develop mutually acceptable agreements in a confidential setting, and resolve matters in a way that best meets the needs of all family members.
Joshua is an Accredited Mediator and Qualified Mediator (ADR Institute of Canada). He holds a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Joshua has recently completed the comprehensive Arbitration course through ADR Institute of Ontario. He has been a court mediation coach at the Superior Court of Justice Toronto Small Claims Court, guiding law school students in court mediations, since 2015
Joshua speaks fluent English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
Karalyn is a Mediator with an extensive background in finance. Karalyn graduated from the Ted Rogers School of Business at Ryerson University with a business degree and continued her education by completing a certificate in Family Mediation at York University. Karalyn’s financial background along with her training in dispute resolution gives her the ability to use interest based negotiation tools to assist married and common law spouses with their separation. Karalyn strongly believes that the mediation process is an excellent way to communicate effectively, identify common interests and find a middle ground within disputes.
Brittney is our Consultation Co-ordinator. She is a Paralegal, Licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada and a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. Brittney’s previous career was in Social Services where she advocated for vulnerable individuals on a daily basis. Brittney understands the daunting processes that accompany court actions and therefor sees the immense value in mediation.
Michele has over 25 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager in the real estate industry and Family Law firm, Michele is a seasoned Executive Assistant with extensive knowledge in many areas. She is the one to go to with any questions. In Michele’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 active children, ages 21, 19 and 18. She loves laughing with her friends when she is not running her children around to their sporting events or university ventures.
Brad started working part time with us in 2008 and recently joined us as our full time Director of Marketing. He has owned a number of start-ups in his career and brings us extensive sales and marketing experience. He has a passion for technology and was an early internet enthusiast. Brad is excited to be in a position to help us continue to grow.