published works

ODR: Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.

The Art of Role Play in Dispute Resolution Training (foreword)


A graduate of the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University and Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, as well as the University of Toronto and McMaster University, Colm Brannigan is a mediator and arbitrator with an extensive online practice.

Colm a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and holds the designations of Chartered Mediator and Chartered Arbitrator through the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC). He was the first person to receive the Chartered Med-Arb designation from ADRIC.

Colm is an acknowledged expert in the development and application of online dispute resolution (ODR) and med-arb processes.  He has written extensively on ADR and ODR and has presented at many national and regional conferences across Canada.

Colm has been a sessional lecturer in ADR in the Faculty of Law, Queen’s University and at various colleges. He also provides training in Conflict Management and Mediation, Online Dispute Resolution and Med-Arb through the Canadian Collaborative for Engagement & Conflict Management.