Experienced lawyer and mediator Eric joined Devry Smith Frank LLP in July 2019.
Eric was called to the Ontario Bar in 1977. He has incorporated into his practice a broad range of experiences including Corporate and Commercial Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Family Law and Real Estate. This leads to his serving clients and providing advice in all aspects of their lives.
He has extensive experience in succession planning for both businesses and individuals who wish to insure that their plan accomplishes their wishes. He often works with other professional advisors to insure that all practical considerations, including tax issues, have been considered.
Eric provides support for clients in the administration of estates and insuring to the extent possible that the administration proceeds smoothly without conflict. His negotiation skills and many years of completing complex transactions are value-added services which only a broad experience can provide and his training as a mediator is particularly helpful in this aspect of his practice.
News and Media
The importance of time and place in mediation - AdvocateDaily
Litigators could benefit from opening their minds to the possibility of early mediation and settlement, says Toronto mediator Eric Gossin.. Read More.
Family business disputes among toughest to mediate: Gossin - AdvocateDaily
Early mediation can help family business owners get to the root of problems before they spiral out of control, says Toronto mediator Eric Gossin.. Read More.
Gossin starts new chapter at Devry Smith Frank – AdvocateDaily
The latest chapter in the storied career of Toronto mediator Eric Gossin begins today when he joins Devry Smith Frank LLP...Read More.
Expertise should not trump skill in mediator selection – AdvocateDaily
When trying to find the right person for the job, mediation skills are much more important than subject-matter expertise… Read More.
Wide legal interests boost Gossin’s mediation practice – AdvocateDaily
In the mid-1990s, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin was looking for a change. He co-founded his own small firm, almost two decades after his call to the bar in 1977, and was also interested in adding a new service to the practice… Read More.
Neuroscience knowledge boosts settlement chances – AdvocateDaily
All parties involved in alternative dispute resolution can benefit from understanding what is going on in the brain during settlement talks, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com… Read More.
Getting to the heart of the matter in commercial mediations – AdvocateDaily
There’s much more to a commercial dispute than the legal issues, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com …Read More.
Mediate early in commercial disputes – AdvocateDaily
Companies involved in a commercial dispute should make mediation their first step after they hire a lawyer, says Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin…Read More.
Lawyers favour mediation over litigation: report – Law Times
The preference for mediation is partly because couples control the process in mediation, says Eric Gossin, managing partner at Stancer Gossin Rose LLP in Toronto…Read More.
Mediation suitable for some, not all family law disputes – AdvocateDaily
One of the reasons more couples are opting to settle disputes through mediation is that it allows them better control over the process, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells Law Times.…Read More.
Litigation bar ‘slow to understand’ the nature of mediation – AdvocateDaily
It is more important for a mediator to be skilled in the resolution process — where the attributes of patience, understanding, critical thinking and emotional intelligence are stressed — rather than having deep knowledge in a specific field, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin tells AdvocateDaily.com... Read More.
Cost-effective nature of ADR appeals to commercial parties – AdvocateDaily
In part one of a two-part series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin discusses the benefits of resolving commercial conflicts using alternative dispute resolution… Read More.
Tailor ADR clauses to match needs of parties to commercial contracts – AdvocateDaily
In the final instalment of a two-part series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin offers guidance on how to craft effective ADR clauses in commercial contracts… Read More.
The role of interpersonal dynamics in family, estate mediations – AdvocateDaily
Fundamental issues occurring in both family and estates law cases often come down to problems or conflicts between family members…Read More.
Emotional intelligence a valuable commodity for mediators – AdvocateDaily
Mediators have to be adept in soft skills to identify and break down the causes of an impasse between opposing sides…Read More.